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New registrations, November 2019

New registration of cars increased by 18 percent in November

Statistical news from Statistics Sweden 2019-12-03 9.30

In November 2019, there were 31 126 new registrations of passenger cars, up 18 percent from November last year, according to the Transport Analysis monthly official statistics on new registrations.

New registrations of passenger cars 2019
New registrations

Passenger cars defined as a “klimatbonusbil”, that is, electric, plug-in hybrids and gas cars (natural, bio- and methane gas), accounted for 14.5 percent of new registrations of passenger cars in November. Diesel cars accounted for 28.8 percent of all new passenger car registrations, down 5.1 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. The bonus malus system, introduced on 1 July 2018, affects comparisions with the previous year throughout 2019.

Among new registrations, 30 611 passenger cars were of model year 2017 or later, and 515 were older models. In November, there were 25 241 deregistrations of passenger cars, which means that the total passenger car fleet increased by 5 885 passenger cars.

Among new car registrations, 63 percent were registered by businesses and organisations. Businesses in the car retail trade accounted for 23 percent of total new registrations. Among new registrations of passenger cars by private persons, men accounted for 65 percent and women accounted for 35 percent of registrations.

In November, there were 4 945 new registrations of lorries, up 17.7 percent from the corresponding month a year ago. Among new registrations of lorries, there were 4 230 light lorries with a weight up to 3.5 tonnes, which is an increase of 21.7 percent, and 715 heavy lorries with a weight over 3.5 tonnes, which is a decrease of 1.2 percent compared with November 2018.

New registrations January – November 2019

New registrations of passenger cars between January and November 2019 decreased by 6.9 percent compared with last year. There were 103 509 new registrations of diesel cars in total thus far in 2019, a decrease of 19.9 percent compared with the corresponding period in 2018.

Passenger cars that can be powered by electricity (including hybrid electric and plug-in hybrids), ethanol, or gas accounted for 21.7 percent of new registrations between January and November 2019, compared with 14.6 percent in the corresponding period in 2018.

New registration of vehicles in January – November 2019, by type of vehicle
Passenger cars, by fuel type January–November
2019
January–November
2018
Changes
in percent
Passenger cars 318 596 342 121 ‑6.9
of which petrol 146 069 162 828 ‑10.3
of which diesel 103 509 129 232 ‑19.9
of which electric 14 164 6 053 134.0
of which hybrid electric 27 793 19 640 41.5
of which plug-in hybrid 21 684 20 214 7.3
of which ethanol 765 983 ‑22.2
of which gas 4 589 3 143 46.0

New registration of vehicles in 2019, by type of vehicle
Type of vehicle January–November
2019
January–November
2018
Changes
in percent
Passenger cars 318 596 342 121 ‑6.9
of which Motorhomes (subset of passenger cars) 4 533 7 776 ‑41.7
Lorries 52 266 61 623 ‑15.2
Busses 1 280 858 49.2
Trailers 48 604 52 078 ‑6.7
of which Caravans 3 651 3 830 ‑4.7
Tractors 9 425 7 896 19.4
Motorcycles 12 459 12 327 1.1
Class 1 mopeds 15 572 11 282 38.0
Snowmobiles 7 636 7 269 5.0
Terrain vehicles 4 074 3 897 4.5

Databases containing information for passenger cars on the county/municipality level and fuel for the years 2006–2019 are available in the Statistical database.

Statistical Database

Transport Analysis is the government agency responsible for these statistics, and Statistics Sweden produces the statistics on its behalf. For detailed information on new registrations, please see ‘Monthly vehicle statistics’, which is available on the Transport Analysis website:

Transport Analysis

or on Statistics Sweden’s website:

Statistics Sweden-Registered vehicles

New registrations comprise all vehicles that were entered into the register during the month. These registrations differ from new registrations in BIL Sweden’s reports. BIL Sweden's data only contains data on cars of the latest three model years and cars that are not directly imported.

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Transport Analysis is the government agency that analyses and evaluates Swedish transport policy and is responsible for official statistics in the field of transport. Transport Analysis also produces background data for transport policy decision-makers and promotes socioeconomically efficient and long-term sustainable transport services provision throughout Sweden.

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Statistical news on new registrations in December will be published on 3 January 2020 at 09:30

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