Share of individuals who believe it is too dangerous to cycle on the roads in Great Britain from 2011 to 2017**
Perceptions of danger when cycling on roads in Great Britain 2011-2017
This statistic shows the perceptions of the dangers of cycling on roads in Great Britain between 2011 and 2017. There was little difference in the public perceptions of road cycling dangers. While the share of respondents who strongly agreed that roads were too dangerous fell, the share of those agreeing increased up to 38 percent in 2015. It decreased again to 36 percent in 2017. People strongly disagreeing with the statement amounted to 3 percent in 2017.
Share of individuals who believe it is too dangerous to cycle on the roads in Great Britain from 2011 to 2017**
Strongly agreeAgreeNeither agree nor disagreeDisagreeStrongly Disagree
201726%36%15%19%3%
201626%38%15%18%3%
201526%38%15%18%3%
201428%36%16%16%3%
201326%35%15%20%3%
201225%34%17%20%3%
201130%32%15%19%4%
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2011 to 2017

Number of respondents

2,963*

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Unweighted bases in previous years: n(2011)=3,311; n(2012)=3,248; n(2013)=3,244; n(2014)=2,878; n(2015)=3,223; n(2016)=2,942.
** Original formulation of the question, "It is too dangerous for me to cycle on the roads (in Great Britain)?"

Perceptions of danger when cycling on roads in Great Britain 2011-2017
This statistic shows the perceptions of the dangers of cycling on roads in Great Britain between 2011 and 2017. There was little difference in the public perceptions of road cycling dangers. While the share of respondents who strongly agreed that roads were too dangerous fell, the share of those agreeing increased up to 38 percent in 2015. It decreased again to 36 percent in 2017. People strongly disagreeing with the statement amounted to 3 percent in 2017.
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