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Vehicle Statistics (London)

Volume 449: debated on Monday 24 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many (a) low emission cars, (b) cars, (c) sports utility vehicles and (d) motorcycles are owned per person in London. (87783)

The following table is derived from DVLA data on vehicle registrations. It provides details of vehicles registered to keepers located in Greater London, compared with Greater London’s population aged 17 or over. Some of the vehicles included, especially company cars, will be registered to London addresses but not driven in London.

Vehicles registered per 1,000 adults in Greater London at the end of 2005


Cars: under 120 g/km CO2


All cars




The DVLA vehicles database does not identify sports utility vehicles as a specific vehicle type, therefore no data can be provided to answer (c).