New Publication: Registration of Motor Vehicles, Jan-Feb 2021
The Statistical Service announces the publication of the report entitled "Registration of Motor Vehicles" for the period January-February 2021.
In February 2021, the total registrations of motor vehicles numbered 3.123, recording a decrease of 15,9% compared to February 2020. Passenger saloon cars registered a fall of 16,2% to 2.478.
The main developments during the period January-February 2021 compared to the corresponding period of 2020 are summarised as follows:
(a) The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 16,4% to 6.554 in January-February 2021, from 7.842 in January-February 2020.
(b) Passenger saloon cars decreased to 5.229 from 6.309 in January-February 2020, recording a fall of 17,1%. Of the total passenger saloon cars, 1.777 or 34,0% were new and 3.452 or 66,0% were used cars.
(c) Goods conveyance vehicles decreased by 29,0% to 721 in January-February 2021, compared to 1.016 in January-February 2020. In particular, light goods vehicles decreased by 33,1% to 592, heavy goods vehicles by 22,2% to 77, while road tractors (units of trailers) increased by 62,5% to 52.
(d) Mopeds < 50cc recorded an increase of 68,2% to 37 in January-February 2021, compared to 22 in the corresponding period of the previous year.
(e) Mechanised cycles > 50cc increased to 483 in January-February 2021, compared to 406 in January-February 2020, recording an increase of 19,0%.
The report can be purchased at €6,50 per copy. It is also available free of charge in electronic form on the website of the Statistical Service, under the section Publications of the Statistical Subtheme TRANSPORT AND COMMUNICATIONS.
REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY TYPE
REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES BY CATEGORY
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