Forestry Statistics 2007 - Employment & Businesses

Forest Employment Survey: travel to work

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Almost all direct workers (96%) travelled less than 20 miles to their place of employment. Contract workers were more likely to travel further, with 45% travelling more than 20 miles.

Table 6.4 Percentage of forestry workers travelling less than 20 miles to their place of employment in GB, 1998/9

Type of employment

 England

Scotland

    Wales

         GB

per cent of workers

Direct workers

97

98

80

96

Contract workers

56545555

Total

72

68

68

71

Not National Statistics.

Source: Forest Employment Survey 1998/9


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