Revenue per passenger kilometre and revenue per passenger journey - Table 12.10
Passenger revenue per passenger kilometre and per passenger journey
Great Britain
Annual data (financial year): 1986-87 to 2016-17
Quarterly data (financial year): 1995-96 Quarter 1 to 2016-17 Quarter 4
Financial year
Total franchised passenger kilometres (billions)
Total franchised passenger journeys (millions)
Total franchised passenger revenue (millions)
Revenue per franchised passenger kilometre (pence/ km )
Revenue per franchised passenger journey
(£/journey)
1986-87
30.8
738.0
1,443
4.68
1.96
1987-88
32.4
798.0
1,622
5.00
2.03
1988-89
34.3
822.0
1,803
5.25
2.19
1989-90
33.3
812.0
1,907
5.72
2.35
1990-91
33.2
810.0
2,057
6.20
2.54
1991-92
32.5
792.0
2,117
6.52
2.67
1992-93
31.7
770.0
2,154
6.79
2.80
1993-94
30.4
740.0
2,193
7.22
2.96
1994-95
28.7
735.1
2,171
7.58
2.95
1995-96
30.0
761.2
2,379
7.92
3.13
1996-97
32.1
800.2
2,573
8.01
3.22
1997-98
34.7
845.7
2,821
8.14
3.34
1998-99
36.3
891.9
3,089
8.51
3.46
1999-00
38.5
931.0
3,368
8.75
3.62
2000-01
38.2
956.6
3,413
8.94
3.57
2001-02
39.1
959.6
3,548
9.06
3.70
2002-03
39.7
975.5
3,663
9.23
3.75
2003-04
40.9
1,011.7
3,901
9.54
3.86
2004-05
41.7
1,039.5
4,158
9.97
4.00
2005-06
43.1
1,076.5
4,493
10.41
4.17

2006-07
46.2
1,145.0
5,012
10.86
4.38
2007-08
48.9
1,218.1
5,555
11.35
4.56
2008-09
50.6
1,266.5
6,004
11.86
4.74
2009-10
51.1
1,257.9
6,179
12.09
4.91
2010-11
54.1
1,353.8
6,620
12.24
4.89
2011-12
56.7
1,460.0
7,229
12.74
4.95
2012-13
57.8
1,500.9
7,707
13.33
5.13
2013-14
59.7
1,586.5
8,203
13.74
5.17
2014-15
62.4
1,653.7
8,803
14.11
5.32
2015-16
64.1
1,715.3
9,213
14.37
5.37
2016-17
65.4
1,729.1
9,441
14.44
5.46
Financial quarter
Total franchised passenger kilometres (billions)
Total franchised passenger journeys (millions)
Total franchised passenger revenue (millions)
Revenue per franchised passenger kilometre (pence/ km )
Revenue per franchised passenger journey
(£/journey)
1995-96 Quarter 1
7.4
185.9
590
8.00
3.17
1995-96 Quarter 2
7.4
181.9
580
7.80
3.19
1995-96 Quarter 3
7.7
201.1
617
8.03
3.07
1995-96 Quarter 4
7.5
192.3
593
7.86
3.08
1996-97 Quarter 1
7.8
192.3
620
7.95
3.22
1996-97 Quarter 2
8.1
194.2
638
7.89
3.29
1996-97 Quarter 3
8.3
212.4
668
8.08
3.14
1996-97 Quarter 4
8.0
201.3
646
8.09
3.21
1997-98 Quarter 1
8.4
200.1
669
7.99
3.34
1997-98 Quarter 2
8.8
205.9
700
7.95
3.40
1997-98 Quarter 3
9.0
223.9
738
8.21
3.30
1997-98 Quarter 4
8.5
215.8
715
8.41
3.31
1998-99 Quarter 1
8.7
210.6
732
8.39
3.48
1998-99 Quarter 2
9.1
214.9
760
8.34
3.54
1998-99 Quarter 3
9.4
237.4
812
8.64
3.42
1998-99 Quarter 4
9.0
229.0
784
8.67
3.42
1999-00 Quarter 1
9.3
221.7
806
8.68
3.64
1999-00 Quarter 2
9.8
228.8
831
8.51
3.63

1999-00 Quarter 3
9.8
241.9
873
8.94
3.61
1999-00 Quarter 4
9.7
238.6
858
8.89
3.60
2000-01 Quarter 1
9.9
234.8
880
8.87
3.75
2000-01 Quarter 2
10.6
246.9
939
8.84
3.80
2000-01 Quarter 3
8.8
239.8
803
9.12
3.35
2000-01 Quarter 4
8.8
235.0
792
8.97
3.37
2001-02 Quarter 1
9.7
236.3
867
8.90
3.67
2001-02 Quarter 2
10.1
240.1
903
8.95
3.76
2001-02 Quarter 3
9.9
251.5
907
9.12
3.61
2001-02 Quarter 4
9.4
231.6
871
9.30
3.76
2002-03 Quarter 1
9.9
238.7
902
9.15
3.78
2002-03 Quarter 2
10.1
241.0
914
9.03
3.79
2002-03 Quarter 3
10.0
250.9
930
9.30
3.71
2002-03 Quarter 4
9.7
245.0
916
9.45
3.74
2003-04 Quarter 1
10.0
243.3
943
9.39
3.87
2003-04 Quarter 2
10.4
250.1
980
9.41
3.92
2003-04 Quarter 3
10.2
259.5
974
9.53
3.75
2003-04 Quarter 4
10.2
258.7
1,005
9.82
3.88
2004-05 Quarter 1
10.2
252.5
997
9.80
3.95
2004-05 Quarter 2
10.5
256.7
1,025
9.71
3.99
2004-05 Quarter 3
10.7
270.8
1,085
10.09
4.01
2004-05 Quarter 4
10.2
259.6
1,053
10.27
4.05
2005-06 Quarter 1
10.8
268.8
1,116
10.31
4.15
2005-06 Quarter 2
10.6
259.5
1,067
10.11
4.11
2005-06 Quarter 3
11.1
281.4
1,147
10.37
4.07
2005-06 Quarter 4
10.7
266.7
1,164
10.86
4.36
2006-07 Quarter 1
11.2
274.9
1,194
10.69
4.34
2006-07 Quarter 2
11.5
279.6
1,219
10.59
4.36
2006-07 Quarter 3
11.8
299.7
1,286
10.88
4.29
2006-07 Quarter 4
11.7
290.8
1,313
11.27
4.52
2007-08 Quarter 1
11.9
292.3
1,339
11.27
4.58
2007-08 Quarter 2
12.3
301.2
1,366
11.07
4.54

2007-08 Quarter 3
12.4
316.4
1,408
11.35
4.45
2007-08 Quarter 4
12.3
308.2
1,441
11.71
4.68
2008-09 Quarter 1
12.8
317.0
1,517
11.81
4.79
2008-09 Quarter 2
12.9
315.7
1,496
11.63
4.74
2008-09 Quarter 3
12.6
323.0
1,489
11.81
4.61
2008-09 Quarter 4
12.3
310.8
1,501
12.22
4.83
2009-10 Quarter 1
12.5
303.6
1,505
12.07
4.96
2009-10 Quarter 2
12.7
303.1
1,506
11.82
4.97
2009-10 Quarter 3
12.9
319.3
1,573
12.16
4.93
2009-10 Quarter 4
13.0
331.8
1,594
12.31
4.80
2010-11 Quarter 1
13.2
322.0
1,620
12.23
5.03
2010-11 Quarter 2
13.6
333.4
1,630
11.97
4.89
2010-11 Quarter 3
13.5
344.2
1,641
12.15
4.77
2010-11 Quarter 4
13.7
354.2
1,729
12.62
4.88
2011-12 Quarter 1
13.8
345.6
1,744
12.62
5.05
2011-12 Quarter 2
14.2
357.3
1,782
12.55
4.99
2011-12 Quarter 3
14.2
370.7
1,808
12.73
4.88
2011-12 Quarter 4
14.5
386.4
1,895
13.05
4.90
2012-13 Quarter 1
14.2
358.3
1,886
13.25
5.26
2012-13 Quarter 2
14.8
375.6
1,919
12.99
5.11
2012-13 Quarter 3
14.6
385.6
1,959
13.42
5.08
2012-13 Quarter 4
14.2
381.4
1,943
13.69
5.10
2013-14 Quarter 1
14.8
385.3
2,024
13.69
5.25
2013-14 Quarter 2
15.1
390.5
2,042
13.53
5.23
2013-14 Quarter 3
15.1
403.0
2,081
13.81
5.16
2013-14 Quarter 4
14.8
407.6
2,056
13.93
5.04
2014-15 Quarter 1
15.2
393.5
2,118
13.92
5.38
2014-15 Quarter 2
15.8
407.7
2,187
13.88
5.36
2014-15 Quarter 3
16.0
429.9
2,269
14.14
5.28
2014-15 Quarter 4
15.4
422.7
2,229
14.50
5.27
2015-16 Quarter 1
15.7
414.0
2,257
14.36
5.45
2015-16 Quarter 2
16.2
421.5
2,309
14.25
5.48

2015-16 Quarter 3
16.3
441.7
2,356
14.48
5.33
2015-16 Quarter 4
15.9
438.1
2,291
14.41
5.23
2016-17 Quarter 1
16.1
426.7
2,338
14.49
5.48
2016-17 Quarter 2
16.5
424.8
2,343
14.21
5.52
2016-17 Quarter 3
16.5
441.4
2,384
14.46
5.40
2016-17 Quarter 4 (p)
16.3
436.1
2,376
14.60
5.45
Source(s):
LENNON ticketing and revenue database and Train Operating Companies (TOCs)
Symbols:
(:)           Data not available or Operator not in service
(r)          Data revised
(p)          Data are provisional
 
Notes:
1.       Data does not include Heathrow Express, Eurostar or light rail (inc. underground) services.
2.       Data are provisional until the end of the financial year as train operators may revise data submitted to ORR.
3.       Annual data between 1986-87 and 1993-94 for revenue per passenger km and revenue per passenger journey are estimated as revenue and journeys data are rounded.
More details on methodology can be found in the quality report relating to this dataset:
 
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Other datasets:
1.       DfT publish annual light rail and tram usage statistics https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/light-rail-and-tram-statistics#history
2.       Transport Scotland publish data on rail usage in their annual Scottish Transport Statistics publication http://www.transport.gov.scot/statistics/scottish-transport-statistics-all-editions
3.       Data comparing the UK with other European countries is available from Eurostat http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/transport/data/database