Commuting in Ireland 2011 Census

Census 2011 Results: Profile 10 Door to Door – Commuting in Ireland – Report Highlights

Cyclist.ie Highlights

Highlights of the highlights:

  • Proportion of commuters driving, up to 69% in 2011 from 57% in 1981
  • Number / proportion of commuters cycling, up ~10% from 2006, to ~40,000; most popular in Dublin / Galway (~6% / ~5%)
  • Proportion of commuters walking, ~10%, at ~180,000; highest in Galway, also Dublin and Waterford, lower in rural areas; changes unstated
  • Huge increase in car dependency among school and college students

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