Telford and Wrekin traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Telford and Wrekin 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 42 42 42 41 41 41 45 45 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48 48
Pedal Cycles 405 344 339 203 202 185 194 158 407 465 336 342 316 311 275 346 420
Motorcycles 2,900 2,805 2,794 2,529 2,246 2,311 2,247 2,347 2,474 2,475 2,288 2,401 1,989 2,063 2,079 1,994 1,985
Cars 294,014 301,645 314,784 308,237 314,155 313,327 302,032 298,659 317,139 314,576 306,860 326,861 318,754 316,596 314,415 318,302 328,218
Buses & Coaches 2,044 2,306 2,584 2,134 1,883 1,829 1,962 1,817 1,802 1,798 1,868 1,955 2,020 2,006 1,936 1,834 1,676
Light Goods Vehicles 36,127 36,780 38,520 40,842 42,647 44,974 42,391 43,340 47,607 46,276 44,803 47,983 46,702 49,275 51,635 54,352 58,278
All HGVs 25,589 25,465 23,922 22,656 23,830 23,640 21,941 22,952 23,071 20,145 20,282 22,888 24,872 25,141 24,936 25,093 25,550
All Motor Vehicles 360,674 369,000 382,604 376,399 384,762 386,081 370,573 369,114 392,094 385,271 376,102 402,088 394,328 395,081 395,001 401,575 415,707

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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