Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



08/05/2020
New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-Apr 2020

The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled "Registration of Motor Vehicles" for the period January-April 2020.

In April 2020, the month during which COVID-19 containment measures continued to apply in Cyprus, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 827, recording a decrease of 81,3% compared to April 2019. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 83,3% to 615.

The main developments in the first four months of 2020 compared to the corresponding period of 2019 are summarised as follows:

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 29,1% to 10.873 in January-April 2020, from 15.342 in January-April 2019.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 8.719, from 12.629 in January-April 2019, recording a fall of 31,0%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 3.231 or 37,1% were new and 5.488 or 62,9% were used cars.

(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 20,5% to 1.388 in January-April 2020, compared to 1.747 in January-April 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 19,0% to 1.221, heavy goods vehicles by 28,9% to 123 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 34,3% to 44.

(d) Mopeds < 50cc recorded a decrease of 69,7% to 30 in the first four months of 2020, compared to 99 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc decreased to 620 in January-April 2020, compared to 665 in January-April 2019, recording a fall of 6,8%.

It is also available free of charge in electronic form on the website of the Statistical Service, under the section Publications of the Statistical Subtheme TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS.


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REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY TYPE

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