The Flemish travel by bicycle five times more a day than people from Wallonia
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    The Flemish travel by bicycle five times more a day than people from Wallonia

    According to a survey by FPS Mobility, the Flemish commute by bicycle five times more than people from Wallonia and 4 times more than the people of Brussels. Twenty percent of the inhabitants of the north use their bike at least five days a week, against4% in Wallonia and 5% in Brussels.

    Twenty-four percent of the Flemish ride their bicycles a few days a week against 7% in the south of the country and 9% in the capital while 16% state that they ride their bicycles from one to several days per month (11% in Wallonia and 10% in Brussels).

    The people of the south are in the lead when it comes to riding a bike from one to several times a year: 20%, against 16% in Brussels and Flanders.

    Finally, the capital has the highest percentage of people who state that they never use their bicycles (59%) with Wallonia following (58%) and Flanders far behind (24%)

    Lorraine Thomson (Source: Belga)