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Data Provider: Welsh Government National Statistics Goods transported to and from Wales by UK registered HGVs, by origin or destination
Type of unit[Filter]
[Collapse]OriginDestination 1
OriginDestination 2
[Collapse]Leaving Wales[Collapse]Entering Wales
Click here to sortGoods liftedClick here to sortGoods movedClick here to sortGoods liftedClick here to sortGoods moved
[Collapse]Totals goods transported to/from rest of UK23,8284,37021,6514,060
Totals goods transported to/from rest of UK[Collapse]England23,5984,27021,5204,007
EnglandNorth East****
North West6,1537284,208593
Yorkshire & the Humber1,2242911,952575
East Midlands1,6593991,327317
West Midlands5,5208144,529661
East of England1,295455972332
South East1,7024411,452437
South West4,7877586,409872
[Collapse]Northern IrelandNorthern Ireland****


Goods transported to and from Wales by UK registered HGVs, by origin and destination

Last update
January 2018 January 2018

Next update
January 2019

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Source 1
Survey of Road Freight, Department for Transport

Contact email

National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Geographical coverage
United Kingdom

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
This dataset gives details on road freight imports and exports carried by road, by UK registered HGVs, in Wales and the UK. Data are presented as goods lifted (the weight of goods carried, measured thousand tonnes) and goods moved (the weight of goods carried, multiplied by the distance hauled, measured in million tonne-kilometres).

Data collection and calculation
Road freight statistics are based on a data collected by the Department for Transports 3 road freight surveys, the Continuing Survey of Road Goods Transport, Great Britain (CSRGT GB), the Continuing Survey of Road Goods Transport, Northern Ireland (CSRGT NI), and the International Road Haulage Survey (IRHS).

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
The statistics relate to cases in Wales from 2013 up to the year 2016.

Users, uses and context
These statistics are used both within and outside the Welsh Government to monitor trends in road freight and as a baseline.

Revisions information
Data for previous periods are routinely updated. Data for the current financial or calendar year may be revised with the release of next year’s data set.

Statistical quality
Timeliness and punctuality:
The statistics presented covers road freight traffic to and from Wales and the UK from up to 2016.

Comparability and coherence:
The Department for Transport produces a range of statistics relating to the road freight sector presenting domestic and international road freight and roll-on, roll-off international freight.

Road freight, statistical headline:

Road freight