ESTIMATES OF JOURNEY-TO-WORK DISTANCES FROM CENSUS STATISTICS

A METHOD IS PRESENTED FOR ESTIMATING COMMUTING DISTANCES FROM CENSUS FIGURES WHICH ALSO ALLEVIATES THE DISTORTIONS UNTIL NOW ASSOCIATED WITH THEIR METHOD OF PRESENTATION BY ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS. RESULTS FROM NORTH WEST ENGLAND SHOW THAT THE MEAN DISTANCE INCREASED FROM 2.35 TO 3.54 KILOMETRES FROM 1921 TO 1966 AT AN AVERAGE ANNUAL RATE OF 0.9 PER CENT. THESE FIGURES ARE COMPARED WITH OTHER REGIONS.

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  • Accession Number: 00202300
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 15 1973 12:00AM