Bridgend traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

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

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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 46 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45
Pedal Cycles 395 328 310 317 257 310 358 237 285 321 319 337 340 390 363 477 500
Motorcycles 2,370 2,421 2,406 2,589 2,682 2,345 2,056 2,547 2,387 2,306 2,321 2,104 2,318 2,204 2,354 2,328 2,474
Cars 368,091 383,292 403,972 399,810 423,934 413,148 424,138 441,137 423,366 426,096 418,250 417,421 418,550 422,929 446,808 450,301 461,263
Buses & Coaches 4,488 4,540 4,126 3,844 3,704 3,776 4,085 3,526 3,807 3,733 3,692 3,615 3,394 3,066 3,301 3,230 3,014
Light Goods Vehicles 48,484 50,971 53,444 55,533 58,439 59,400 62,367 66,217 66,201 65,236 64,259 66,342 68,947 69,777 73,915 78,853 81,202
All HGVs 32,149 30,373 30,366 26,591 33,350 30,879 32,300 34,769 30,781 27,945 28,401 26,550 26,964 26,930 27,329 28,068 27,315
All Motor Vehicles 455,582 471,598 494,315 488,368 522,109 509,548 524,946 548,195 526,543 525,315 516,923 516,031 520,173 524,906 553,706 562,780 575,267

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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