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- Statistics & Research
A report which includes data on the number of people walking and cycling.
For people in Wales aged 16 and over, and reporting on their travel over the previous 3 months:
- 6 per cent of adults cycled at least once or twice a week for active travel purposes
- 43 per cent of adults walked at least several times a week for active travel purposes
- When asked about the last seven days, 34 per cent of adults reported doing no active travel
- Half of all primary school children (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Just over a third of all secondary school pupils (regardless of distance from home to school) walked to school
- Only 2 percent of primary school children cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- Less than 1 per cent of all secondary school pupils cycled to school (regardless of distance from home to school)
- There were 269 seriously injured pedal cyclists admitted to hospital.
This information was collected through the National Survey for Wales.
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