New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-Aug 2020
The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled "Registration of Motor Vehicles" for the period January-August 2020.
In August 2020, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 3.217, recording a decrease of 1,0% compared to August 2019. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 2,8% to 2.560.
The main developments during the period January-August 2020 compared to the corresponding period of 2019 are summarised as follows:
(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 20,3% to 24.969 in January-August 2020, from 31.336 in January-August 2019.
(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 19.423 from 25.450 in January-August 2019, recording a fall of 23,7%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 6.822 or 35,1% were new and 12.601 or 64,9% were used cars.
(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 17,7% to 2.988 in January-August 2020, compared to 3.632 in January-August 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 19,0% to 2.523, heavy goods vehicles by 8,0% to 357 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 16,3% to 108.
(d) Mopeds < 50cc recorded a decrease of 32,6% to 128 in January-August 2020, compared to 190 in the corresponding period of the previous year.
(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc increased to 1.932 in January-August 2020, compared to 1.654 in January-August 2019, recording an increase of 16,8%.
The report can be purchased at €10,00 per copy. 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.
REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY TYPE
REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY CATEGORY
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