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Orkney Islands

In 2016 Orkney Islands had 32 count points.

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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.

Orkney Islands 2016 count points

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

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Count Point id Road Road category Start Junction End Junction Length (miles) AADF all years (CSV)
1182 A961 PA B9052 A963 6.4 Download
1184 A965 PA A967 A964 1.99 Download
1185 A967 PA A965 B9056 3.17 Download
10994 A960 PA B9052 B9050 3.04 Download
10995 A961 PA end of road, Burwick B9044 8.26 Download
10996 A964 PA B9053 A963 0.93 Download
10997 A965 PA B9055 A986 2.05 Download
10998 A967 PA B9055 B9057 1.43 Download
11008 A986 PA A965 B9057 5.59 Download
20992 A960 PA A962 A961 0.62 Download
20993 A963 PA A964 A963 Pickaquoy Rd 0.12 Download
20994 A965 PA A986 A966 1.37 Download
20995 A966 PA B9057 A967 8.45 Download
20996 A967 PA A986 B9056 2.05 Download
30998 A964 PA B9053 A965 14.35 Download
30999 A965 PA end of A-road status, south Stromness A967 1.8 Download
31000 A967 PA B9056 B9055 1.18 Download
40996 A960 PA A961 B9052 6.03 Download
40997 A963 PA A963 Pickaquoy Rd A960/A965 0.37 Download
40998 A965 PA A966 A963 6.34 Download
40999 A966 PA A965 B9057 8.89 Download
41000 A967 PA B9057 A986 3.48 Download
41010 A986 PA B9057 A967 2.8 Download
50852 A967 PA B9056 A966 0.81 Download
50853 A966 PA road to Mount Misery A967 0.62 Download
50855 A965 PA A964 B9055 1.8 Download
50857 A960 PA A963/A965 A962 0.31 Download
74269 A961 PA A963 A960 0.37 Download
74270 A965 PA A963 A960 0.37 Download
74271 A963 PA A963 A965 0.56 Download
80317 A963 PA A961 A964 0.68 Download
80318 A961 PA B9044 B9052 5.53 Download


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