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Metadata

Title
Imports and exports carried by road to and from Wales, by country of loading/unloading

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
stats.transport@gov.wales

Designation
National Statistics

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Wales

Geographical coverage
Wales

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 http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
This dataset gives details on road freight goods carried by road, to and from Wales, by country of loading or unloading.

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
Annual

Data reference periods
The statistics relate to cases in Wales from 1985 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.

Geographical classification:
From 2004, the following 10 countries are included in the European Union new members: Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Weblinks
Road freight, statistical headline: http://gov.wales/statistics-and-research/road-freight/

Keywords
Road freight