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Hands up Scotland Survey 2021

Each year Sustrans Scotland issue the Hands Up Scotland Survey to Primary, Secondary and Nursery Schools throughout Scotland.

The survey which was established in 2008 gives a valuable insight into school journey’s and is the largest national dataset on school travel.

In 2020 Sustrans found that

  • Active travel to school is at its highest level of the past ten survey years.
  • Private motorised travel has decreased from 25.5% of school pupils in 2019 to 24.3% in 2020. This is the first time it has dropped in four years.
  • The percentage of school pupils travelling to school using the bus has decreased from 18.2% in 2011 to a low of 14.1% in 2020.
  • The percentage of school pupils travelling to school by park and stride has increased from 7.5% in 2011 to 9.9% in 2020.

Further details and the Hands up Scotland Survey 2020 final results can be found hereĀ