Transport vehicle registrations

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Abstract

The Transport (TPT) time series represents number of vehicle registrations motor vehicles currently licensed by type and new and ex-overseas motor vehicles registered by type, or vehicles that are registered and fit within the exempt vehicles category..

Purpose

The purpose of this time series is to collect data and statistics that help businesses, government, and other organizations to plan and make decisions.

Citation Information

Title

Transport vehicle registrations

Alternate Title

TPT

Creator

International Business and Performance Statistics

Publisher

Statistics New Zealand

Rights

Statistics New Zealand

Source

NZ Transport Agency

Subject

Industry sectors

Coverage Information

Temporal Coverage

  • 1961-01

Topical Coverage

  • Vehicle licenses
  • Vehicle registrations

Significant events impacting this study series

The New and ex-overseas motor vehicles registered by type New Cars and station wagons Total series began in January 1961.

  • Commercial Vehicles 1500 Kg or Less series
  • Commercial Vehicles 1501 to 2500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 2501 to 3500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 3501 to 4500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 4501 to 6500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 6501 to 7500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 7501 to 9000 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 9001 to 10500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 10501 to 14500 Kg series
  • Commercial Vehicles 14501 Kg and Over series
  • Buses and Coaches 3500 Kg or Less series
  • Buses and Coaches 3501 Kg and Over series
  • Tot Com'l Vehicles Exc Buses & Coaches series
  • Total Commercial Vehicles series.

The New tractors series within New and ex-overseas motor vehicles registered by type began in March 1974

The following series within New and ex-overseas motor vehicles registered by type began in July 1975:

  • New Cars&Station Wagons up to 850 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 851 to 1300 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 1301 to 1600 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 1601 to 2000 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 2001 to 2500 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 2501 to 5000 cc series
  • New Cars&Station Wagons 5001 cc & Over series
  • New Motor Cycles series
  • New Power Cycles series
  • New Cars/Stat'n Wags Prev Reg'd Ovrseas series.

The Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both period began with the following types: Cars series Rental Cars series Goods Service Vehicles series Private Taxis series Public Taxis series Omnibuses series Service Coaches series

The following series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods were discontinued after December 1989: Private taxis series, Public Taxis series, Omnibuses series, and Service Coaches series. The following series replaced these in January 1990: Taxis series, Omnibuses and Service Coaches series.

The Goods Service Vehicles series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods was discontinued in January 1991. The following series replaced this in January 1991: Light Trucks, Vans and Utilities, Heavy Trucks, and Goods Service Cars.

The Goods Service Cars series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods was discontinued in October 1993.

The Trailers (Including Caravans) series, Miscellaneous (including Tractors) series, Caravans series, and Tractors series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods began in October 1993.

The Light Trucks, Vans and Utilities series, Heavy Trucks series, and the Caravans series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 months, 6 months, and total both periods were discontinued in October 1995.

The Trucks series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods began in November 1995.

Data within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods for the April 1997 month was unavailable.

The Trade Plates - D series, and Trade Plates - C series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods were discontinued after December 1997.

The Total Trade Plates Issued series within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods began in January 1998.

Data within Motor Vehicles Currently Licensed by Type series for 12 Months, 6 Months, and Total both periods for the Cars 12 month license series was unavailable in May and June of 1998.

Source changed to Land Transport Safety Authority in December 2004, after Land Transport New Zealand was disestablished.

Source changed to NZ Transport Agency after Land Transport Authority was disestablished in July 2008.

In July 2017, NZ Transport Agency introduced new engine type definitions to ensure all types of electric-powered vehicles could be clearly and correctly identified in the Motor Vehicle Register (MVR).

Frequency

2 Monthly

Main users of the data

· Statistics New Zealand - National Accounts · Statistics New Zealand - Overseas Trade · Consultants · Researchers

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