News in Numbers

This article was published in 2019, in Magazine 145.


of children in the last year of primary school will continue to receive Bikeability training, with the government investing £13m in 2019/20. Cycling UK is calling for a doubling of the figure (£18 per child) so that all students can develop this lifelong skill. Nationally, 3% of 11-16 year olds cycle to school.


is the number of new adults cycling for leisure and sport in England, with a noticeable increase in women riders. Figures for those cycling for travel remain static, though, despite 57% of the population wanting to cycle more</ p>

*Figures from Sport England’s Active Lives survey, published October 2019.