We spend the largest proportion of our time travelling coming home (39%).
Excluding travel home, nearly a quarter of our travel time is spent going shopping, or personal business. Travel to work (16%) and education (6%) together make up 22 percent of the time spent travelling.
Core dashboard information
|Time spent travelling by trip purpose (by percentage)|
Nature of data
New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)
|Custodian of data||Ministry of Transport|
|Frequency||Periods run from July to June so 2010-2014 means July 2010 - June 2014.|
|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|