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Vehicles in use in New Zealand rises in 2017

In 2017 vehicles in use grew barely by 3.46 percent, adjusted numbers from OICA pinpoint. It displays the all-time peak since 2005 as vehicles in use negligibly increased from 3 840.83 thousand units to 3 973.77 thousand units, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it rose by 3.59%. New Zealand saw a growth of 53.07% in vehicles in use during the last 13 years. Likewise, it has had the compound annual growth rate of 0.03 percent during the last five years with a modest overall rise since the 2005. It averaged 3 117.02 thousand units from 2005 to 2017 and it attained its minimum of 2 596 thousand units in 2005.

Vehicles in use in New Zealand rises in 2017
Date Thousand Units Variation
2017 3 973.77 3.46
2016 3 840.83 3.59
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

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Main Light Vehicle Indicators

  • 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.

  • 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 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.