Destinations of local bus services in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013

This graph represents the responses from a survey question on the services offered by local UK buses from a survey carried out in March 2013. Only eight percent of respondents claimed that the local bus service did not offer services for the destinations that they wanted. The most common destination which was serviced by the local bus network was local shops and shopping centres.

Do the bus services from the bus stop nearest to your home go to any of the places where you would want to go?

Share of respondents
Local shops / shopping centres74%
Other local services46%
Hospital45%
Connect to other forms of transport41%
Doctor's surgery37%
Where friends / relatives live34%
School / college / university25%
Place of work20%
Other medical services19%
Don't know12%
Other places12%
No8%
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Source

Release date

October 2013

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

March 2013

Number of respondents

901 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interviews, telephone interviews

Supplementary notes

Multiple response question so percentages sum to more than 100

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