Surveys and Methodology


Survey Information

Survey Name:

Vehicle Registrations

Business Area:

Transport, Services Division.

Survey Purpose:

To provide monthly and annual data on the number and categories of vehicles registered in the Republic of Ireland

Legislative Basis:




Target Population:

All Vehicles registered in the Republic of Ireland

Sampling Frame:

Census, no sample taken, see below.

Survey Size:

Census- One administrative file taken from Revenue Commissioners of all vehicles registered in a month.

Principal Variables Collected:

Registration Number, Sale Type, Make, Vehicle Category, Engine Capacity, Fuel Type, Date of First Registration, Emission Rating, Open Market Selling Price.

Principal External Users:

Motor Industry and General Public

Contact Points


Business Area Specialists:

Gregg Patrick

Ann Ross

The business specialists above can be contacted by e-mail using their


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