Modes of transport used by EU citizens 2014

This statistic shows the percentage of passengers using various modes of transport in the EU, based on a survey carried out in September 2014. 78 percent of those surveyed had used some form of transport in the past year. Less than 30 percent of those surveyed had used air transport.

Percentage of passengers using transport in the EU in September 2014, by mode of transport*

Share of respondents
Total "Has used transport"78%
Local urban transport (trams, buses, metro, commuter trains, etc.)59%
National rail transport34%
Air transport28%
Long-distance coach transport14%
Ship or ferry services (including inland waterways)10%
International rail transport5%
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Source

Release date

December 2014

Region

EU

Survey time period

September 13 to 22, 2014

Number of respondents

28,050 respondents

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* In the original survey, the question was posed as follows: "Which of the following services, if any, have you used during the last 12 months? (MULTIPLE ANSWERS POSSIBLE)"

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