Forestry Statistics 2012 - 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 (Table 7.5). Contract workers were more likely to travel further, with 45% travelling more than 20 miles.

Table 7.5 Percentage of forestry workers travelling less than 20 miles to their place of employment in GB, 1998/9

Type of employment

England

  Wales

Scotland

        GB

per cent of workers

Direct workers

97

80

98

96

Contract workers

56 55 54 55

Total

72

68

68

71

 Source: Forest Employment Survey 1998/9

These figures are outside the scope of National Statistics

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