The results by socio-economic classification for 2003 are given as follows. Respondents in managerial/professional occupations had a higher mean number of air trips than those in lower occupational categories.
This data was not collected in 1997.
|Mean no flights (based on all)||Base number||Mean (among those who had flown in |
|Base number |
(all those who had flown in last year)
|Managerial and professional occupations||(6)3.6||417||5.3||277|
|Routine and manual occupations||1.6||491||3.2||214|
|Never worked/long-term unemployed||(7)—||33||(7)—||7|
(6)Figures are significantly different to the national average at the 5 per cent. level.
(7)Sample size too small for reliable estimates.
2003 British Social Attitudes Survey