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Cars: Eastern Region

Volume 467: debated on Thursday 22 November 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if she will estimate the number of households in the Eastern Region which will have two or more cars registered in each of the next 10 years; and if she will make a statement. (166427)

The numbers of households that are estimated to own two or more cars in the East of England region over the next 10 years are as follows:

Number

2007

910,150

2008

928,542

2009

946,933

2010

965,325

2011

983,717

2012

998,605

2013

1,013,493

2014

1,028,380

2015

1,043,268

2016

1,058,156

2017

1,071,846

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what estimate she has made of the number of cars which are likely to be licensed in (a) Peterborough constituency and (b) the Eastern Region over the next 10 years; and if she will make a statement. (166428)

The Department’s National Car Ownership Model forecasts the number of cars owned by households within areas of Great Britain. These forecasts therefore exclude vehicles that are not owned by private households, such as freight.

Household car ownership forecasts for Peterborough and the East of England Region over the next 10 years are as follows:

Peterborough

East of England

2007

83,552

3,113,584

2008

85,506

3,167,863

2009

87,459

3,222,142

2010

89,413

3,276,421

2011

91,367

3,330,700

2012

93,360

3,379,737

2013

95,352

3,428,775

2014

97,345

3,477,812

2015

99,337

3,526,850

2016

101,330

3,575,887

2017

103,082

3,621,015