WU03UK - 2011 SMS Merged LA/LA [Location of usual residence and Place of work by Method of travel to work]

Dataset population: All usual residents aged 16 and over in employment the week before the census

Location of usual residence

The location where an individual usually resides.

Place of work

The location in which an individual works.

Method of travel to work

The method of travel used for the longest part, by distance, of the usual journey to work. This topic is only applicable to people who were in employment in the week before the census.

This table prioritises workplace address information over method of travel to identify home-workers, to allow a direct comparison with data from the 2001 Census.

Geographies of origin areas:

Geographies of destination areas:

*The following codes are used for areas of workplace that are not an LAD geographic code:

OD0000001 = Mainly work at or from home

OD0000002 = Offshore installation

OD0000003 = No fixed place

OD0000004 = Outside UK*

In Northern Ireland, people who did not provide a workplace address because they were away from work ill, on maternity leave, on holiday, or temporarily laid off have been allocated to 'no fixed place' of work with method of travel to work 'other'.

In Northern Ireland, the classification 'passenger in a car or van' includes both 'people who stated they travel to work as a passenger in a car or van' and 'people who stated that they travel to work in a car or van pool sharing driving'.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Last Updated September 20, 2022, 17:14 (BST)
Created September 20, 2022, 17:14 (BST)
Visibility Public
Year 2011
Topics Labour market
Travel to work or study
Units Persons
Geographic Layer Council Areas
Local Authorities
Local Government Districts
London Boroughs
Merging Local Authorities
Metropolitan Districts
Non-Metropolitan Districts
Unitary Authorities
Frequency Decennial
Citation Office for National Statistics, 2011 Special Workplace Statistics - LAD Level - Open Government License. [computer file]
Geographical Coverage Location UK
Granularity Local Authority
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