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Our statistics about Ireland are independent and reliable, because you told us.

The information you give us lets us create a very accurate picture of what it means to live in Ireland today - our lives, our economy, our health, our happiness and well-being.

What is the National Travel Survey?

The National Travel Survey (NTS) is a voluntary household survey carried out by the Central Statistics Office under Section 24 of the Statistics Act, 1993. The purpose of this nationwide survey of households is to gather information on respondent’s day to day travel activities over a 24-hour period at a regional and national level.

When taking part in the survey, you will be asked about the number of journeys taken in a 24-hour period, mode(s) of transport used and the distance you travelled.

The statistics we produce are used by individuals, businesses, local authorities and national government to plan for our futures.

We depend on your information, so if you are asked to take part in the National Travel Survey please do.

Further information on the NTS