Gloucestershire traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Gloucestershire 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 193 193 193 193 196 196 196 196 197 200 199 199 199 199 202 201 202
Pedal Cycles 4,659 4,360 3,838 4,172 3,776 3,477 4,253 3,589 3,851 4,796 4,776 4,911 4,850 4,825 4,384 4,370 4,340
Motorcycles 15,081 17,886 20,575 22,824 21,622 20,616 19,944 18,622 20,346 20,936 18,616 19,863 18,483 18,553 20,349 20,261 19,071
Cars 1,872,275 1,911,477 1,931,128 1,955,854 1,995,293 2,016,437 2,061,253 2,018,395 2,101,329 2,098,645 2,010,939 2,015,226 2,008,423 2,023,292 2,098,631 2,129,430 2,139,827
Buses & Coaches 16,703 14,845 15,213 14,662 13,497 13,364 15,690 13,031 14,419 14,119 13,172 13,320 13,632 13,441 14,042 14,619 13,084
Light Goods Vehicles 232,832 237,152 239,540 266,986 272,556 293,972 310,992 325,917 335,191 330,321 324,582 336,481 336,102 340,673 359,917 380,479 385,385
All HGVs 220,819 229,343 218,840 224,242 227,064 218,204 217,049 219,481 215,058 201,246 197,875 194,089 185,611 189,004 191,273 196,768 193,324
All Motor Vehicles 2,357,711 2,410,703 2,425,297 2,484,569 2,530,033 2,562,593 2,624,927 2,595,447 2,686,344 2,665,266 2,565,184 2,578,978 2,562,242 2,584,965 2,684,213 2,741,557 2,750,691

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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