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28-04-2021 18:20

Road Transport and Road Accidents

The Statistical Service announces the publication of an infographic on road transport and road accidents.

Some of the useful information presented in the infographic is:

  • The registrations of motor vehicles during the period 2010-2020 ranged between 18.567 in 2013 and 49.450 in 2018. The share of new vehicles in total registrations shows a downward trend. New vehicles constituted 38,03% of total registrations in 2020 compared to 50,86% in 2010.
  • In 2010 registrations of hybrid vehicles constituted only 0,43% of total registrations whereas in 2020 this share reached 5,96%. Furthermore, the proportion of registrations of gasoline vehicles has decreased, while at the same time the proportion of diesel vehicles has increased respectively. In 2020 registrations of gasoline vehicles constituted 48,52% of the total and of diesel vehicles 44,84%, compared to 68,90% and 30,64% respectively in 2010.
  • The most common colour of motor vehicles registered in 2020 was white (35,24%).
  • The number of licensed vehicles in 2020 was 759.268, of which 578.158 were passenger saloon cars.
  • The average age of licensed passenger cars in 2020 was 13,2 years.
  • The persons killed in road accidents decreased by 20%, from 60 in 2010 to 48 in 2020.
  • Even though two-wheelers constitute only 5,3% of the fleet of licensed vehicles, persons aboard two-wheelers constituted 31,3% of the persons killed in road accidents in 2020.
  • Persons over 60 years of age constituted 45,8% of the persons killed in road accidents in 2020.

Related Infographic

Road Transport and Road Accidents

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