Bury traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Bury 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 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Pedal Cycles 1,159 1,332 1,069 1,198 831 783 1,041 781 1,052 1,090 1,132 1,270 1,158 1,177 1,142 1,110 1,201
Motorcycles 2,739 2,877 2,984 3,247 2,980 3,129 3,162 3,117 2,661 3,056 2,618 2,412 2,332 2,469 2,516 2,364 2,324
Cars 474,394 487,939 536,485 528,671 555,324 540,214 542,893 546,253 530,167 553,132 543,689 545,206 530,488 535,743 538,242 531,558 538,699
Buses & Coaches 5,216 5,144 5,327 5,021 4,711 4,995 5,436 4,867 4,240 4,106 4,446 4,243 4,109 4,262 4,138 3,918 3,864
Light Goods Vehicles 68,093 68,374 78,134 81,817 87,301 87,251 90,687 95,042 87,350 86,041 85,642 94,075 93,093 95,928 99,133 101,455 105,873
All HGVs 58,105 55,711 60,549 58,214 61,446 58,190 59,481 59,118 59,971 57,320 58,923 50,477 48,238 49,511 50,919 51,291 52,509
All Motor Vehicles 608,547 620,045 683,478 676,970 711,764 693,778 701,660 708,398 684,388 703,655 695,318 696,413 678,259 687,914 694,946 690,585 703,269

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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