Licensed Motor Vehicles

Department/Agency

Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport

Key information

Details of vehicles under current licence: private cars and motor cycles by engine capacity, goods vehicles by unladen weight, tractors by taxation class, vehicles by make, vehicles by type of fuel, age of private cars and goods vehicles. Details of newly licensed vehicles are also provided, and many of the statistics are broken down by licensing authority.

Source

Department of Transport motor tax and vehicle registration data.

Scope

All licensed vehicles.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Calendar year (new vehicles licensed), 31 December (vehicles under current licence)

Start date

1998

Timeliness

9 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Licensing authority
    All 29 licensing authorities. These correspond to the 34 administrative counties, except that Cork city and council are combined, Galway city and council are combined, and the four counties of Dublin are combined.
  • Taxation class
    Private cars; Goods vehicles; Agricultural tractors; Motorcycles; Small public service vehicles; Exempt vehicles; Vintage vehicles; Mobile machines; Large public service vehicles; Motor caravans; Excavators, trench diggers etc; Small dumpers & forklift trucks; School buses; General haulage tractors; Hearses; Youth/community buses; Island vehicles; Off road dumpers.
  • Engine capacity
    Not exceeding 900cc; 901-1000cc; ... 4901-5000cc; over 5000cc.
  • Unladen weight
    Less than 611kg; 611-813kg; intervals up to 14225-15240kg; 15241+ kg.
  • Fuel
    Petrol; Diesel; Petrol and gas; Other.
  • Vehicle make (private cars)
    Fiat, Ford, Nissan, Opel, Renault, Toyota, Volkswagen, etc.
  • Vehicle make (goods vehicles)
    Ford, Isuzu, Mitsubishi, Toyota, Volkswagen, etc.
  • Vehicle make (tractors)
    Case/David Brown, Ford, John Deere, Massey Ferguson, New Holland, Zetor, etc.
  • Vehicle make (motor cycles)
    Aprilia, BMW, Honda, Kawasaki, Piaggio, Suzuki, Yamaha, etc.

Theme

Business Sectors - Transport

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-31

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