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Commercial vehicles in use in South Africa: Rise in 2015

The variable increased barely by 2.74% in 2015, refreshed numbers from OICA highlight. Commercial vehicles in use rose negligibly from 3 130.86 thousand units to 3 216.66 thousand units, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it climbed by 2.8%. It hit its 11-year maximum. South Africa saw a rise of 40.04% in commercial vehicles in use over the past 11 years. Likewise, it has shown a 0.02% compound average annual growth rate during the 5 years with a modest overall increase since the 2005. It averaged 2 824.22 thousand units from 2005 to 2015 and it reached its minimum of 2 297 thousand units in 2005.

Commercial vehicles in use in South Africa: Rise in 2015
Date Thousand Units Variation
2015 3 216.66 2.74
2014 3 130.86 2.8
2013 3 045.47 2.67
2012 2 966.37 2.37
2011 2 897.57 2.12
2010 2 837.54 0.98
2009 2 810.00 2.52
2008 2 741.00 3.75
2007 2 642.00 6.45
2006 2 482.00 8.05

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Main Commercial Vehicle Indicators

  • Commercial Vehicle Import

    Import of commercial vehicles, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Export

    Export of commercial vehicles, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Registration

    Number of commercial vehicles newly (first-time) registered to authorities. Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Fleet

    Number of registered commercial vehicles at a given date in a country. Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Production

    Number of manufactured commercial vehicles, usually measured in thousands or millions of vehicles. Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Sales

    Sales of passenger cars, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Commercial Vehicle Ownership

    Number of commercial vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants. Commercial vehicles are motor vehicles used for the commercial carriage of goods or passengers and include light commercial vehicles (i.e. weighting less than 3.5 to 7 tons, depending on national and professional definitions), heavy trucks, coaches and buses. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.