Willingness to switch from car to bicycle for short trips in Great Britain 2006-2017

This statistic shows how willing survey respondents were to cycle rather than drive for short trips in Great Britain between 2006 and 2017. The share of respondents who agreed that they could cycle for many of the short trips they take by car decreased from 37 percent in 2006 to 28 percent in 2017.

Share of individuals willing to cycle distances of less than two miles than drive by car in Great Britain from 2006 to 2017

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Release date

July 2018


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2006 to 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Previous values are provided by the source.
Missing responses have not been included in the statistic hence the numbers do not reach 100 percent.

Exact formulation of original table headline: "Many of the journeys of less than 2 miles that I now make by car I could just as easily cycle, if I had a bike."

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