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1338.1 - New South Wales in Focus, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 17/05/2007   
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Includes: vehicles, motor vehicle use, road quality and traffic volume, crashes and casualties, public transport and other transport usage indicators. Detailed statistics are available in 1338.1 NSW in Focus - Transport - 2007 (16 Kb, xls).
Transport, NSW Summary table

2000
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

Motor vehicles

1. Passenger vehicles on register(a) '000
. .
3 007
3 088
3 163
3 250
3 327
3 396
2. Passenger vehicles on register(a)(b) rate
. .
461
r466
473
484
492
498
3. Motor fuel consumption(a) ML
. .
7 833
8 040
8 466
8 038
8 765
nya
4. Distance travelled(c) million km
51 088
58 553
60 792
na
58 875
63 717
na
5. Freight transport(c) billion tonne-km
na
26.5
27.7
na
30.0
35.9
na

Road traffic crashes and casualties

6. Fatalities no.
603
524
561
539
510
508
510
7. Injured no.
28 812
29 913
28 447
27 208
26 323
25 209
nya
8. Fatalities per 100,000 population rate
9.3
8.0
8.5
8.1
7.6
7.5
7.5
9. Fatalities per 100 million vehicle km travelled rate
1.18
0.89
0.92
0.87
0.87
0.80
nya
10. Injuries per 100,000 population rate
444
455
429
407
392
372
nya
11. Crashes per 100,000 population rate
816
788
760
737
704
673
nya

Travel patterns in Sydney SD

12. Average weekday trips per capita no.
3.8
3.7
3.8
3.8
3.8
nya
nya
13. Average weekend trips per capita no.
3.2
3.2
3.3
r3.3
3.3
nya
nya
14. Average duration work trips min.
32
31
32
31
32
nya
nya
15. Average duration non-work trips min.
18
18
18
18
18
nya
nya

Mode of travel to work in Sydney SD(d)

16. Private vehicle(e) %
69.7
68.8
69.3
69.6
70.8
nya
nya
17. Train %
15.3
15.8
15.6
15.4
14.6
nya
nya
18. Bus %
6.9
6.4
6.3
6.0
6.4
nya
nya
19. Walk only %
6.0
6.5
6.2
6.6
6.3
nya
nya
20. Other %
2.2
2.6
2.6
2.4
1.9
nya
nya

Traffic volume(f)

21. Change in urban traffic volume-increase %
. .
. .
. .
2.2
1.4
r0.2
1.0
22. Travel speed: 7 major routes AM peak km/hrs
. .
. .
. .
34
34
31
32
23. Travel speed: 7 major routes PM peak km/hrs
. .
. .
. .
41
41
41
42
24. Road quality smoothness of State roads-good %
. .
. .
. .
89.6
89.5
89.4
90.8

. . not applicable
na not available
nya not yet available
r revised
(a) As at 31 March.
(b) Rate per 1,000 population.
(c) Year ended 31 October.
(d) Data are for an average weekday. Proportion of linked work trips only.
(e) Includes vehicle drivers and vehicle passengers.
(f) Year ended 30 June.

SOURCES:

Data in this table are compiled from multiple sources. Information on these sources is available below.
Summary table indicators

ABS data available on request, ABS 2001 Census of Population and Housing
. .
Environmental Issues: People's Views and Practices (ABS cat. no. 4602.0)
. .
Motor Vehicle Census, Australia (ABS cat. no. 9309.0)
1-2
NSW Department of Planning, Transport and Population Data Centre, Household Travel Survey, 2004
12-20
Roads and Traffic Authority of NSW
6-11; 21-24
Survey of Motor Vehicle Use (ABS cat. no. 9208.0)
. .
Survey of Motor Vehicle Use: Data Cubes, Australia (ABS cat. no. 9210.0.55.001)
3-5

. . not applicable

For links to the ABS publications cited above, see Related Information.

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