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Vehicles in use in New Zealand: Increase in 2015

The indicator negligibly climbed by 3.58 percent in 2015, adjusted numbers from OICA show. It's the highest value on record since 2005 as vehicles in use went up slightly by 128.16 thousand units, as it follows the tendency of the prior year when it increased by 4 percent. New Zealand saw a increase of 42.83% in vehicles in use during the last 11 years. Besides, it has had the compound average annual growth rate of 0.06 percent over the last five years with a marginal overall rise since the 2005. It averaged 2 973.33 thousand units from 2005 to 2015 and it attained its minimum of 2 596 thousand units in 2005.

Vehicles in use in New Zealand: Increase in 2015
Date Thousand Units Variation
2015 3 707.89 3.58
2014 3 579.73 4
2013 3 442.00 19.35
2012 2 884.00 2.52
2011 2 813.00 1.3
2010 2 777.00 -0.14
2009 2 781.00 1.42
2008 2 742.00 0.92
2007 2 717.00 1.87
2006 2 667.00 2.73

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Main Motor Vehicle Indicators

  • Vehicle Import

    Import of vehicles, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). This includes passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Vehicle Export

    Export of vehicles, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). This includes passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Vehicle Registration

    Number of commercial vehicles newly (first-time) registered to authorities. This includes passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Car Sales

    Sales of passenger cars, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car In Use

    Number of registered passenger cars on the road. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Car Registration

    Number of newly (first-time) registered passenger cars (private cars). Data can be presented in terms of growth or units. Based on: Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development.

  • Vehicle Production

    Number of manufactured vehicles, usually measured in thousands or millions of vehicles. This includes passenger cars as well as commercial vehicles. Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.

  • Car Production

    Number of manufactured passenger cars, usually measured in thousands or millions of vehicles. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car Ownership

    Number of cars per 1,000 inhabitants. Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: European Environment Agency.

  • Car Import

    Imports of passenger cars, usually measured in volume (million units) or value (million or billion US Dollars or other currency). Passenger cars refer to motor vehicles other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver). Based on: International Organization of Motor Vehicle Manufacturers.