InsiderEconomyRegistration of motor vehicles drops significantly in first two months of 2021

Registration of motor vehicles drops significantly in first two months of 2021

The registration of motor vehicles in Cyprus in February 2021 decreased to 3,123, or by 15.9% compared to February 2020, according to a report released Monday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus.  Passenger saloon cars registration fell by 16.2% to 2,478.

Compared to January 2021, total vehicle registrations decreased by 9%, while passenger saloon registrations decreased by 9.9%.

The total registrations of motor vehicles decreased by 16.4% to 6,554 in January-February 2021, from 7,842 in January-February 2020.

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% were used cars.,

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.

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.

Motorbikes > 50cc increased to 483 in January-February 2021, compared to 406 in January-February 2020, recording an increase of 19%.

(CNA)

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