Unlike walking (see AE016), cycling trip legs by region do not correspond to population. Canterbury leads the regions by far in cycling trip legs, perhaps because the large amount of level territory there makes for easy cycling.
Further Related Statistics:
Core dashboard information
Cycling trip legs by region, all ages (million trip legs per year).
For survey purposes, a journey from one place to another may be split into trip legs. A "trip leg" is a unit of non-stop travel by a single mode for a single purpose. For example, walking to work with a stop at the shop is two trip legs. Excludes trips under 100 metres, off-road travel and travel on private property (eg farms, malls).
Nature of data
New Zealand Household Travel Survey (Ministry of Transport)
|Custodian of data||Ministry of Transport|
|URL||This data is not published elsewhere. For more information on the Household Travel Survey see https://www.transport.govt.nz/mot-resources/household-travel-survey/|
|Frequency||From 2003, updated annually with four year moving average. Periods run from July to June so 2003-2007 means July 2003 - June 2007.|
|Quality of the data||Survey based. Household Travel Surveys exclude commercial travel, and tend to underestimate total personal vehicle travel. Response rate (households with full responses from all members): 1989/90=75%; 1997/98=75%; Ongoing survey: 65%-70%.|
|Next Update||To be determined|