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Travel peaks between 3pm and 5pm on weekdays, with getting home being the main purpose of travel during those times. On weekends travel is more equally spread throughout the day.

 

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Core dashboard information

Definition

Average distance travelled per day by purpose and time of day (by kilometres) 2010/14 

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 2010-2014 means July 2010 - June 2014.
Disaggregation National
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