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Road vehicle population

Road vehicle population


Description2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
All vehicle types 2,115,150 2,246,988 2,400,476 2,502,429 2,479,030 2,437,699 2,419,523 2,421,798 2,463,697 2,521,433 2,573,961
Private cars 1,647,331 1,746,845 1,858,906 1,932,729 1,914,924 1,890,110 1,886,421 1,896,184 1,913,939 1,950,080 1,992,819
Goods vehicles 280,217 305,743 335,716 352,239 344,671 331,779 319,530 312,866 312,578 316,687 326,277
Motor cycles 34,373 34,410 35,841 38,068 38,741 38,043 36,531 35,438 35,670 36,429 36,755
Tractors & Machinery 76,002 76,908 78,861 79,404 76,007 72,014 70,463 70,288 85,801 95,593 92,367
Small PSVs 22,315 23,644 26,139 29,159 28,959 27,578 26,042 24,779 23,605 22,890 22,428
Large PSVs 7,489 7,771 8,181 8,636 8,679 8,373 8,203 8,241 8,307 8,637 9,019
Exempt vehicles 18,672 20,231 22,348 24,409 25,644 25,587 26,173 26,095 26,164 26,211 27,019
Other vehicles 28,751 31,436 34,483 37,784 41,404 44,215 46,160 47,906 57,633 64,906 67,278


Footnote

1. The Vehicle Population represents the number of vehicles continuously active throughout the reference year.
2. Vehicle Kilometre and Average Kilometre estimates for Motor cycles and Tractors & Machinery are unreliable (minimal odometer data is available for these categories of vehicles).
3. Data are subject to revision.