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09-10-2019 13:04

Registrations of motor vehicles during January-September 2019

The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled “Registration of Motor Vehicles” for the period January-September 2019.

The main developments in the first nine months of 2019, compared to the same period of 2018, were:

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 6,1% to 35.499 in January-September 2019, from 37.817 vehicles in the same period of 2018.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 28.761, from 31.292 in January-September 2018, i.e. there was a decrease of 8,1%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 9.783 or 34,0% were new and 18.978 or 66,0% were used cars.

(c) Goods conveyance vehicles increased by 8,6% to 4.147 in January-September 2019, compared to 3.817 in January-September 2018. Light goods vehicles increased by 8,7% to 3.558, heavy goods vehicles by 10,3% to 439 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 3,4% to 150.

(d) Mopeds < 50cc increased by 7,9% to 232 in January-September 2019, compared to 215 in January-September 2018.

(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc decreased by 5,0% to 1.900 in the first nine months of 2019, compared to 2.001 in the corresponding period of 2018.

The report is obtainable at €10,00 per copy. It is also available free of charge in electronic form at the website of the Statistical Service