Kirklees traffic profile for 2000 to 2016

Download all street-level traffic data for Kirklees 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 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96 96
Pedal Cycles 1,661 1,739 1,534 1,904 1,255 1,277 1,530 1,287 1,793 1,898 1,961 2,093 1,984 2,022 1,891 1,759 2,163
Motorcycles 5,354 5,747 6,207 6,920 5,605 6,035 5,483 5,850 6,010 6,223 5,518 5,512 4,913 5,119 5,211 4,771 4,738
Cars 818,835 829,360 829,982 786,283 829,929 835,723 854,256 861,603 850,888 849,378 841,470 836,760 815,101 812,589 872,092 865,305 895,197
Buses & Coaches 8,445 8,559 8,096 7,821 7,462 7,561 7,969 7,199 7,286 6,978 7,336 7,214 7,531 7,483 7,458 7,379 6,740
Light Goods Vehicles 126,474 137,661 142,342 139,224 154,365 157,670 161,736 166,572 166,253 159,890 162,180 165,234 157,068 160,985 173,383 181,600 184,721
All HGVs 106,646 98,958 95,512 106,300 100,613 96,829 97,760 98,095 93,315 85,585 90,030 93,839 93,326 94,825 102,965 100,609 107,139
All Motor Vehicles 1,065,754 1,080,285 1,082,139 1,046,549 1,097,974 1,103,816 1,127,204 1,139,319 1,123,752 1,108,053 1,106,535 1,108,559 1,077,945 1,081,002 1,161,110 1,159,664 1,198,536

All motor vehicles on major roads 2000 to 2016

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