Distance travelled to work or place of study

Mnemonic reference (code): DISTPS11

Type: Derived variable

Definition: The distance a person travels between their home (enumeration) address and the address they travel to for their main job or course of study (including school).

Applicability: Person


0 Mainly work or study at or from home
1 Less than 2km
2 2km to less than 5km
3 5km to less than 10km
4 10km to less than 20km
5 20km to less than 30km
6 30km to less than 40km
7 40km to less than 60km
8 60km and over
9 Other
X No code required

Total number of categories: 11

Not applicable category (X) comprises: Schoolchildren and full-time students living at their non term-time address and those who are not currently working or studying.

Source variables DISTPS11 is derived from:

DTWSPS11 (Derived variable)

POWSPS11 (Derived variable)

TERMIND (Primary variable)


To see which of our published standard, additional and commissioned tables use this variable please use the Table Index.