The Department for |Transport have released a report which reveals that there has been a statistically significant increase in the percentage of people walking frequently in England. Published on 12 July 2016, the report show that 50.6% of people walked at five times a week, up 6.9% from 2012. Figures also reveal that there has been no statistically significant change in reported cycling prevalence in England overall, but there is variation amongst local authorities. Please click on this link to read the full report Local Area Walking and Cycling Statistics.
This Statistical Release presents information on walking and cycling by adults (aged 16 and over) in England for local authorities and regions for the year ending mid-October 2015. The statistics in this release are based on results from the Active People Survey (APS) administered by Sport England. Data on cycling rates are available on a consistent basis from the survey for 5 years and 3 years for walking rates.
This release includes