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Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service

New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-Dec 2020

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

In December 2020, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 3.288, recording a decrease of 2,3% compared to December 2019. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 3,6% to 2.571.

The main developments during the period January-December 2020 compared to the corresponding period of 2019 are summarised as follows:

(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 16,1% to 39.367 in January-December 2020, from 46.896 in January-December 2019.

(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 30.828 from 37.802 in January-December 2019, recording a fall of 18,4%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 10.237 or 33,2% were new and 20.591 or 66,8% were used cars.

(c) Motor coaches and buses registered in 2020 increased to 305, from 175 in 2019.

(d) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 21,2% to 4.559 in January-December 2020, compared to 5.786 in January-December 2019. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 23,6% to 3.812, heavy goods vehicles by 5,2% to 565 and road tractors (units of trailers) by 8,1% to 182.

(e) Mopeds < 50cc recorded a decrease of 12,1% to 246 in January-December 2020, compared to 280 in the corresponding period of the previous year.

(f) Mechanised cycles > 50cc increased to 2.989 in January-December 2020, compared to 2.433 in January-December 2019, recording an increase of 22,9%.

(g) The main suppliers of motor vehicles in Cyprus during 2020 were Japan (28,1%), Germany (22,9%), the United Kingdom (8,5%) and France (7,2%).

An electronic version of the report can be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Statistical Service under the section Publications of the Statistical Subtheme TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS. Within the coming days, the paper publication will also be made available for sale from the Government Printing Office in Nicosia at the price of €10,00 per copy.




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