Buckinghamshire traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Buckinghamshire 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 140 140 140 140 140 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139 139
Pedal Cycles 2,880 2,547 2,303 2,290 2,252 1,982 2,425 2,305 2,719 3,197 2,789 2,823 2,684 2,634 2,429 2,485 2,652
Motorcycles 23,625 23,106 21,145 22,660 20,263 19,509 19,667 18,947 17,780 18,868 17,771 18,011 17,661 18,421 17,654 17,169 17,357
Cars 2,339,567 2,353,676 2,334,116 2,304,323 2,278,876 2,237,679 2,263,484 2,272,497 2,295,834 2,245,641 2,226,047 2,187,884 2,237,161 2,258,745 2,305,106 2,333,814 2,429,220
Buses & Coaches 19,112 18,177 17,372 17,442 17,981 17,963 19,991 17,937 17,878 16,783 16,879 16,408 17,715 16,754 16,973 16,407 16,385
Light Goods Vehicles 263,323 276,904 262,059 273,559 267,787 274,855 309,067 318,277 309,569 316,830 343,396 328,547 349,672 352,579 363,941 399,451 425,409
All HGVs 182,182 171,885 189,107 190,525 188,743 187,681 188,880 192,496 174,472 158,214 164,035 156,827 154,340 153,170 172,183 189,315 186,062
All Motor Vehicles 2,827,809 2,843,749 2,823,798 2,808,508 2,773,651 2,737,688 2,801,090 2,820,153 2,815,533 2,756,337 2,768,130 2,707,678 2,776,535 2,799,669 2,875,858 2,956,157 3,074,433

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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