Copenhagen City of Cyclists – facts and figures 2017

| July 4, 2017

The City of Copenhagen has a long tradition of systematic data collection to document the development in cycling and identify future challenges.

City of Copenhagen has published a leflet with the newest facts and figures.  Every second year the Municipality of Copenhagen publish a new Bicycle Account summarizing key statistics on cycling in Copenhagen. The complete Bicycle Account will be out later this Summer.


The 2017 Annual Bicycle Report confirms that cycling is still the preferred mode of transport for the inhabitants of Copenhagen. 41 % of all trips to work and study to/from Copenhagen is by bike and 62 % of Copenhageners choose to bike to work and study in Copenhagen. In total, 1.4 million km is cycled in the city on an average weekday which is an increase of 22% since 2006.

In the same period, cyclists’ feeling of safety has increased by 43% while the relative risk of having a serious bicycle accident has been reduced by 23%. Read more in the hand-out.

Download the hand-out in English here

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