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Calderdale traffic profile for 2000 to 2017

Download all street-level traffic data for Calderdale from 2000 to 2017. 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 2017

Year 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Count points 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65 65
Pedal Cycles 893 895 869 950 990 889 1,123 895 1,069 1,190 1,209 1,235 1,085 1,091 1,180 1,162 1,329 1,338
Motorcycles 3,280 3,410 3,573 4,338 3,238 3,208 3,105 3,316 3,347 3,646 2,987 3,121 2,733 2,932 3,053 2,843 2,939 2,956
Cars 476,599 480,601 485,208 470,608 484,077 483,702 483,725 491,238 492,185 503,765 491,302 485,197 473,664 471,652 494,845 499,190 510,373 497,903
Buses & Coaches 5,167 5,358 5,677 5,173 4,983 5,157 5,267 5,217 5,284 5,123 5,371 5,270 5,427 5,581 5,397 5,249 4,887 4,364
Light Goods Vehicles 77,661 79,031 81,766 82,019 87,213 88,876 91,773 93,534 91,540 90,100 90,114 95,225 90,220 92,859 98,024 100,753 107,563 105,848
All HGVs 59,111 59,622 58,181 64,217 64,263 60,677 58,156 60,879 56,299 52,113 54,700 57,150 54,519 54,938 60,261 59,921 58,611 58,189
All Motor Vehicles 621,819 628,021 634,405 626,356 643,774 641,621 642,025 654,182 648,656 654,747 644,474 645,963 626,568 627,963 661,581 667,955 684,374 669,260

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2017

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