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08-12-2021 13:13

Registration of Motor Vehicles: January – November 2021

Total Registrations -9,4%

The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled “Registration of Motor Vehicles” for the period January-November 2021.

In November 2021, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 2.353, recording a decrease of 38,1% compared to November 2020. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 42,7% to 1.726.

The main developments during the period January-November 2021 compared to the corresponding period of 2020 are summarised as follows:

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 9,4% to 32.698 in January-November 2021, from 36.079 in January-November 2020.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 25.067 from 28.000 in January-November 2020, recording a fall of 10,5%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 10.117 or 40,4% were new and 14.950 or 59,6% were used cars. 

(c) Motor coaches and buses registered in January-November 2021 decreased to 50, from 298 in the same period of 2020.

(d) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 14,9% to 3.789 in January-November 2021, compared to 4.452 in January-November 2020. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 18,0% to 2.881 and heavy goods vehicles by 17,0% to 429, while road tractors (units of trailers) increased by 3,0% to 171 and rental vehicles by 19,8% to 308.

(e) Mopeds < 50cc recorded an increase of 22,4% to 235 in January-November 2021, compared to 192 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(f) Mechanised cycles > 50cc increased to 3.173 in January-November 2021, compared to 2.731 in January-November 2020, recording an increase of 16,2%.

 

 

Table

 

 

 

 

 

 

Category of Road Motor Vehicles

Number of Registrations

 

Percentage Change (%)

Nov 2021

Nov2020

Jan-Nov2021

 

Nov2021/

Nov2020

Jan-Nov2021/

Jan-Nov2020

Passengers’ cars

1.726

3.013

 25.067

 

-42,7

-10,5

Motor coaches and buses

2

18

50

 

-88,9

-83,2

Goods conveyance vehicles

349

466

     3.789

 

-25,1

-14,9

Mopeds < 50cc

7

27

235

 

-74,1

22,4

Mechanised cycles > 50cc

232

229

     3.173

 

1,3

16,2

Tractors

13

28

157

 

-53,6

-20,7

Other vehicles

24

21

227

 

14,3

9,1

Total

     2.353

     3.802

32.698

 

-38,1

-9,4

   New

1.149

1.419

 15.229

 

-19,0

9,6

   Used

1.204

2.383

 17.469

 

-49,5

-21,3

 

METHODOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Scope and coverage

Data for the Registration of Motor Vehicles are collected on a monthly basis. They include the newly registered motor vehicles, as recorded by the Department of Road Transport.

The registrations are presented by category, make, energy type, new or used, engine cubic capacity, country of manufacture and other vehicle characteristics, based on the information maintained by the Motor Vehicles Registration and Licensing Authority of the Department of Road Transport.

Data collection

The collection of data is conducted by the Statistical Service, which receives the necessary data from the Department of Road Transport.

Definitions

“Road motor vehicle” means any road vehicle fitted with an engine whence it derives its sole means of propulsion, which is normally used for carrying persons or goods by road, namely:

-     Passengers’ cars saloon, which include private cars, taxis, rental cars, learners’ cars and invalid carriages.

-     Motor coaches and buses, for private and public use.

-     Goods conveyance vehicles, which include heavy and light goods conveyance vehicles and road tractors (units of trailers).

-     Mopeds and mechanised cycles, which include autocycles, motor tricycles, motorcycles and rental motorcycles.

-     Tractors, for agriculture and non-agriculture use.

-     Other vehicles, which include road rollers, mobile motor cranes, heavy locomotives and other vehicle for specific type and use.

Monthly Publication

The report entitled “Registration of Motor Vehicles” is published on a monthly basis since 1982 and can be purchased at €10,00 per copy. It is also available free of charge in electronic form on the website of the Statistical Service.

For more information:

CYSTAT Portal, subtheme Services

CYSTAT-DB (Online Database)

Predefined Tables (Excel)

Contact
Andri Milidoni: Tel.: 22602240, E-mail: amilidoni@cystat.mof.gov.cy

(MG/ECHR)