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08-07-2020 13:14

Registration of Motor Vehicles during January – June 2020

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

In June 2020, a month during which many COVID-19 containment measures have been gradually lifted in Cyprus, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 3.547, recording a decrease of 5,8% compared to June 2019. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 13,3% to 2.621.

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

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 25,3% to 17.525 in January – June 2020, from 23.449 in January – June 2019.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 13.633, from 19.102 in January – June 2019, recording a fall of 28,6%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 5.004 or 36,7% were new and 8.629 or 63,3% were used cars.

(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 16,2% to 2.246 in January – June 2020, compared to 2.680 in January – June 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 17,6% to 1.900, heavy goods vehicles by 2,9% to 265 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 19,8% to 81.

(d) Mopeds <50cc recorded a decrease of 47,9% to 86 in the first six months of 2020, compared to 165 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(e) Mechanised cycles >50cc increased to 1.252 in January-June 2020, compared to 1.189 in January – June 2019, recording an increase of 5,3%.

The report can be purchased at €6,50 per copy. It is also available free of charge in electronic form at the website of the Statistical Service, at the address http://www.cystat.gov.cy.

 

(ΙΚ/SCH)