Distribution of bus trips made in England 2009-2012, by purpose

This graph shows the main reasons why people used buses in England, excluding London, based on percentages of total bus boardings from a 2009 to 2012 four year average. Outside of London shopping was the main reason that people travel by bus, with commuting coming third after leisure.
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Distribution of bus trips made in England from 2009 to 2012, by purpose
Share of bus boardings
Shopping29%
Leisure and other21%
Commuting19%
Education / education escort17%
Personal business10%
Business2%
Other escort2%
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