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New Zealanders spend on average nearly 80% of their travel time travelling in a motor vehicle (as a driver or passenger).

 

 

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Core dashboard information

Definition

Mode share of travel time (by percentage)

Nature of data

Quantitative, survey-based
Primary source

New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)

Custodian of data Ministry of Transport
URL https://www.transport.govt.nz/research/travelsurvey
Frequency Periods run from July to June so 2011-2014 means July 2011 - June 2014.
Disaggregation National by Travel Mode
Quality of the data Survey based. The survey is designed to capture household travel only and excludes most commercial and freight travel, so will underestimate total personal vehicle travel. Response rate (households with full responses from all members): 2003-2014: 65%-70%.
Next Update To be determined