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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Vehicles licensed for the first time

July 2018

 July January - July
20172018Change 20172018Change
New private cars21,31620,743-573-2.7% 108,662103,780-4,882-4.5%
New goods vehicles2,2692,50723810.5% 17,09118,0779865.8%
Total new vehicles24,88024,907270.1% 133,500130,084-3,416-2.6%
Used private cars7,5988,2026047.9% 52,54358,4745,93111.3%
Used goods vehicles1,1061,33723120.9% 8,3278,9736467.8%
Total used vehicles9,67810,6279499.8% 67,81074,4726,6629.8%

Decrease of 2.7% in new private cars licensed in July 2018

Vehicles licensed for the first time July 2018 Figure 1
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In July 2018, 20,743 new private cars were licensed for the first time, a decrease of 2.7% compared with July 2017. A total of 8,202 used (imported) private cars were licensed, representing an increase of 7.9% on the same month last year.

In the first seven months 2018, a total of 103,780 new private cars were licensed, a decrease of 4.5% compared with the same period last year. The number of used (imported) private cars licensed rose by 11.3% compared with the same period in 2017.