Vehicle ownership is inversely correlated with household use of public transport.
60% of people in households with no vehicle used public transport, while only 27% of people in households with five vehicles or more used public transport in the last year.
Core dashboard information
|Public transport use in the last year by number of vehicles in household - 2015/17 (%)|
Nature of data
New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)
|Custodian of data||
Ministry of Transport
|URL||https://www.transport.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Research/Documents/25yrs-of-Travel-Figures-and-data-v2.xlsx, Figure 39|
|Frequency||Periods run from July to June so 2011-2014 means July 2011 - June 2014.|
|Quality of the data||
Survey based. Household Travel Surveys exclude commercial travel, and tend to underestimate total personal vehicle travel. Response rate (households with full responses from all members): Ongoing survey: 65%-70%.
|Next Update||To be determined|