Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



09/04/2020
New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-Mar 2020

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

In March 2020, the month during which COVID-19 containment measures were introduced in Cyprus, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 2.204, recording a decrease of 36,2% compared to March 2019. Passenger saloon cars also registered a fall of 36,2% to 1.795.

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

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 8,0% to 10.046 in January-March 2020, from 10.920 in January-March 2019.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 8.104, from 8.956 in January-March 2019, recording a fall of 9,5%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 2.997 or 37,0% were new and 5.107 or 63,0% were used cars.

(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 1,6% to 1.270 in January-March 2020, compared to 1.291 in January-March 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 0,7% to 1.107, heavy goods vehicles by 5,5% to 121 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 12,5% to 42.

(d) Mopeds < 50cc recorded a decrease of 57,8% to 27 in the first three months of 2020, compared to 64 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc increased to 538 in January-March 2020, compared to 462 in January-March 2019, recording a rise of 16,5%.

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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