Suffolk traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Suffolk from 2000 to 2016. About traffic data.

Traffic figures at the regional and national level are robust, and are reported as National Statistics. However, DfT’s traffic estimates for individual road links and small areas are less robust, as they are not always based on up-to-date counts made at these locations. Where other more up-to-date sources of traffic data are available (e.g. from local highways authorities), this may provide a more accurate estimate of traffic at these locations.

It is the responsibility of the user to decide which data are most appropriate for their purpose, and if DfT road link level traffic estimates are used, to make a note of the limitations in any published material.

DfT’s road link level traffic estimates are calculated using a variety of methods, with some methods likely to produce more accurate estimates than others.

The data tables available to download here contain two columns - Estimation_method and Estimation_method_detailed – showing the method used to estimate traffic for each location and year. Figures having an estimation method of “Counted” are likely to be more accurate than those marked as “Estimated”, and the latter should be used with caution.


Total traffic on major roads, in thousand vehicle miles, from 2000 to 2016

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Count points 212 212 212 212 212 215 219 216 211 210 211 212 217 217 217 219 220
Pedal Cycles 7,025 6,685 5,945 6,253 5,051 4,675 6,219 5,012 5,530 5,677 5,664 5,840 5,394 5,219 5,135 4,969 5,464
Motorcycles 19,828 20,081 19,400 23,297 21,829 18,545 18,789 18,412 18,125 18,284 16,576 17,208 15,775 15,995 17,090 17,109 16,476
Cars 1,713,593 1,758,763 1,775,374 1,801,713 1,823,622 1,793,282 1,809,347 1,723,928 1,699,570 1,687,245 1,714,359 1,723,181 1,734,740 1,753,966 1,788,858 1,830,914 1,892,818
Buses & Coaches 12,657 12,742 14,432 14,526 13,108 13,687 14,145 13,632 13,117 13,501 13,867 13,691 13,814 13,973 13,632 13,907 13,070
Light Goods Vehicles 253,738 260,682 248,446 258,583 273,281 279,584 290,226 304,836 300,866 291,619 296,320 305,230 317,683 325,745 342,859 369,846 388,493
All HGVs 222,685 223,979 244,911 244,971 242,544 240,142 246,998 250,092 233,724 213,082 222,358 220,716 214,344 211,345 212,465 229,616 232,633
All Motor Vehicles 2,222,502 2,276,247 2,302,563 2,343,089 2,374,384 2,345,239 2,379,504 2,310,900 2,265,401 2,223,731 2,263,480 2,280,027 2,296,357 2,321,027 2,374,907 2,461,392 2,543,490

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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