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Drive less, live more statistics

Statistics for local authorities are avaialble on our drive less, live more interactive map.

Statistics on air pollution, travel to work, inactivity, CO2 emissions and road deaths and serious injuries are available on this page for:

England

Wales

Scotland

Northern Ireland

And the English regions:

North East

North West

Yorkshire and the Humber

East Midlands

West Midlands

East

London

South East

South West

 

England

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution (Source):

25002 additional deaths a year

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

% Driving to work: 34.92%

% Cycling to work:1.86%

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

43%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

373,732 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 98,997 kilotonnes (26.5% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

1,472 killed

21,425 killed or seriously injured

Wales

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

1320 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work(Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

38.85% Driving to work:

0.85% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

45%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

26,792 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 5,851 kilotonnes (21.8% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

103 killed

1,263 killed or seriously injured 

Scotland

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution (Source):

2,094 additional deaths a year

Travel to work (Source)

All people aged 16 to 74 in employment the week before the census (excluding full-time students)

Drive to work: 55.99%

Cycle to work: 1.4%

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

38%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

35,675 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 9,960 kilotonnes (27.9% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

200 killed

1.894 killed or seriously injured

Northern Ireland

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution (Source):

553 additional deaths a year

Travel to work (Source):

All aged 16 to 74 currently working:

Drive or ride a motorcycle to work: 58%

Walk or cycle to work: 9%

Percentage of adults over 19 not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

47%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

14,214 kilotonnes

Of which 3,983 kilotonnes are attributable to road transport.

 People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

 79 killed

789 killed or seriously injured

English Regions

North East

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

1199 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work(Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

35.18% Driving to work:

1.04% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

46%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

25,069 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up  4,223 kilotonnes (16.8% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

 57 killed

820 killed or seriously injured

North West

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

3427 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

37.00% Driving to work:

1.33% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

46%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

51,828 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 12,943  kilotonnes (25.0% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

183 killed

2,968 killed or seriously injured

Yorkshire and the Humber

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

2567 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

36.44% Driving to work:

1.57% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

44%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

43,690 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 10,136 kilotonnes (23.2% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

158 killed

2,387 killed or seriously injured

East Midlands

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

2314 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

40.02% Driving to work:

1.73% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

42%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

35,741 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 10,034 kilotonnes (28.1% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

169 killed

2,061 killed or seriously injured

West Midlands

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

2837 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

38.43% Driving to work:

1.21% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

45%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

11,595 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 12,864 kilotonnes (31.3% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

156 killed

1,916 killed or seriously injured

East

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

2844 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

39.21% Driving to work:

2.31% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

42%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

41,194 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 12,874 kilotonnes (31.3% of the total)

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

188 killed

 2,399 killed or seriously injured

London

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

3389 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

17.22% Driving to work:

2.54% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

42%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

43.464 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 7,580 kilotonnes (17.4% of the total)

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

129 killed

2,170 killed or seriously injured 

South East

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

4034 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

39.03% Driving to work:

1.98% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

41%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

58,072 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 18,644 kilotonnes (32.1% of the total)

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

247 killed

4,558 killed or seriously injured

South West

Attributable deaths aged 25+ to annual mortality in 2010 due to human-caused particulate matter air pollution(Source):

2389 additional deaths a year                  

Travel to work (Source):

Percentage of the people aged 16-74 who: 

38.99% Driving to work:

2.28% Cycling to work:

Percentage of adults not doing more than 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week (Source)

41%

Emissions of CO2 (in Kilotonnes) in 2012 (Source)

35,640 kilotonnes

Of which road transport makes up 10,968 kilotonnes (30.8% of the total) 

People killed or seriously injured on roads in 2014 (Source)

185 killed

2,146 killed or seriously injured

 

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