Liverpool traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Liverpool 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 170 162 171 171 172 168 168 168 168 165 164 164 165 163 162 164 164
Pedal Cycles 1,849 1,802 1,770 1,842 1,583 1,325 1,880 1,314 2,034 2,336 2,308 2,614 2,162 2,209 2,606 2,524 2,498
Motorcycles 3,977 4,094 4,156 4,603 3,692 4,035 3,962 3,790 3,746 3,689 3,437 3,574 3,351 3,379 3,619 3,517 3,425
Cars 453,880 453,999 470,174 470,805 482,365 502,595 502,770 495,333 502,325 503,596 496,037 489,914 475,780 474,591 471,805 479,766 476,074
Buses & Coaches 14,308 13,944 14,221 13,288 12,653 13,395 12,952 12,489 11,961 11,544 12,309 11,902 12,408 12,205 11,668 11,880 11,751
Light Goods Vehicles 56,377 56,118 57,100 60,745 63,105 69,289 70,401 74,080 74,362 72,718 70,770 72,974 70,349 71,460 76,648 79,445 82,980
All HGVs 21,987 21,878 22,165 21,563 21,664 21,649 20,969 20,759 21,253 20,833 21,014 20,466 18,310 18,339 18,582 18,678 18,334
All Motor Vehicles 550,529 550,034 567,816 571,004 583,479 610,963 611,055 606,451 613,647 612,380 603,568 598,830 580,194 579,974 582,322 593,286 592,563

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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