Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



09/06/2020
New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-May 2020

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

In May 2020, the month during which the COVID-19 containment measures started to be gradually lifted in Cyprus, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 3.105, recording a decrease of 28,5% compared to May 2019. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 33,5% to 2.293.

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

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 29,0% to 13.978 in January-May 2020, from 19.682 in January-May 2019.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 11.012, from 16.078 in January-May 2019, recording a fall of 31,5%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 4.043 or 36,7% were new and 6.969 or 63,3% were used cars.

(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 17,6% to 1.840 in January-May 2020, compared to 2.234 in January-May 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 17,6% to 1.586, heavy goods vehicles by 16,0% to 189 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 23,5% to 65.

(d) Mopeds < 50cc recorded a decrease of 59,9% to 55 in the first five months of 2020, compared to 137 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc decreased to 907 in January-May 2020, compared to 960 in January-May 2019, recording a fall of 5,5%.


The report can be purchased at €6,50 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.


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