Data on bus services, bus passes, frequency of buses and taxis for April 2017 to March 2018.
The number of journeys undertaken on local bus services in Wales, and the total distance travelled, have stabilised in recent years. This followed a long term decline in bus usage.
99.9 million passenger journeys were undertaken on local buses in Wales in 2017-18. These services covered a total of 99.1 million vehicle kilometres. Commercial services accounted for 77% of the distance travelled and subsidised services accounted for 23%.
The number of drivers and vehicles in operation increased in 2017-18, after a long term downward trend.
There was a 7.7% increase in drivers to 3,798, and a 4.2% increase in the number of vehicles to 2,458.
Bus fares in Wales increased from 2017 to 2018.
Bus fares in Wales increased by 3.6% from 2017 to 2018, higher than the UK consumer price inflation rate over the same period.
Taxi registrations fell (down 1.5%) but private hire vehicle registrations increased (up 3.5%) in 2018.
In Wales, 5,007 taxis and 4,936 private hire vehicles were licensed as of March 2018.
Public service vehicles (buses and taxis), April 2017 to March 2018
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