Bradford traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Bradford 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 107 107 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109 109
Pedal Cycles 1,542 1,458 1,456 1,605 1,295 1,095 1,455 1,127 1,591 1,935 1,761 1,837 1,906 1,866 1,768 1,797 1,978
Motorcycles 4,739 4,908 4,954 5,564 5,007 4,774 4,635 4,701 4,754 4,627 4,327 4,361 4,088 4,224 4,310 4,197 4,217
Cars 559,832 565,961 576,141 569,163 569,229 566,939 578,727 573,809 570,467 572,012 573,686 567,644 557,217 550,449 561,552 573,532 572,658
Buses & Coaches 6,767 7,126 7,079 6,476 6,197 6,151 6,689 6,539 6,370 6,380 6,839 6,681 6,805 6,606 6,775 6,798 6,170
Light Goods Vehicles 76,397 77,853 78,762 82,345 83,433 86,625 89,880 93,134 91,793 91,523 89,569 92,075 89,075 91,042 96,503 99,219 96,368
All HGVs 30,940 31,756 30,453 30,451 29,603 29,630 29,687 29,119 27,897 24,990 24,637 24,678 24,650 24,650 25,960 27,248 26,301
All Motor Vehicles 678,674 687,605 697,389 693,999 693,470 694,118 709,618 707,302 701,281 699,531 699,059 695,440 681,835 676,972 695,100 710,994 705,713

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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