- Since the pandemic, residents are using more active travel – 47% of residents are using an electric scooter more, and over 30% are walking and cycling more for both leisure and work
- Use of public transport has decreased for 35% of residents
- Residents are travelling overseas, travelling via an aeroplane and driving for leisure substantially less than before the pandemic
Are you doing each of the following things more, less, or the same currently, compared to before the pandemic?
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Key differences by demographic
Younger age groups report getting to and from work using more active travel compared to their older counterparts. For leisure journeys, most 16-24 year olds have maintained their level of use of the car whilst people over 45 have lessened their use.
There is little variation across ages when it comes to travelling overseas apart from in 16-24 year olds who are most likely to have increased their travel overseas
Residents on lower incomes have reported driving to and from work more since the pandemic compared to people on higher incomes.
In contrast, residents earning £60k or more have mostly maintained their use of the car for leisure journeys.
People on lower incomes are having fewer holidays in the UK compared to respondents on higher incomes