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Motor Vehicles: Registration

Volume 494: debated on Wednesday 17 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport how many and what proportion of vehicles registered in each of the last 10 years were vehicles previously registered abroad. (280374)

The following table provides the number of vehicles previously registered abroad for the last eight financial years. Also displayed are the total number of vehicles registered and the proportion of vehicles previously registered abroad against the total number of vehicles registered. Figures are not available for financial years 1999-2000 and 2000-01.

Financial year

Total vehicles registered

Vehicles previously registered abroad

Percentage of vehicles previously registered abroad

2008-09

2,448,918

75,101

3.1

2007-08

3,013,123

95,038

3.2

2006-07

2,957,135

93,233

3.2

2005-06

3,017,849

109,785

3.6

2004-05

3,159,400

124,124

3.9

2003-04

3,247,359

135,926

4.2

2002-03

3,230,476

113,414

3.5

2001-02

3,198,759

105,466

3.3