Active travel of children to and from school in England 2012, by gender

This statistic displays the participation of children in active travel to and from school over one week, in England in 2012, by gender. During that week, 64 percent of boys and 67 percent of girls reported walking to and from school on one day in the last week.

Participation of children in active travel to and from school in England in 2012, by gender

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Release date

December 2013


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

January to December 2012

Number of respondents


Age group

2-15 years

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Weighted base: n (boys)=694. n (girls)= 664

The source provides the following information about the data:
The information includes children attending school, playground or nursery in the last week.
Bases given are for 'walking to/from school'. Bases for 'cycling to/from school' are of similar magnitude.

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