Motor vehicles; overview per period and technological features, 2000-2012

Motor vehicles; overview per period and technological features, 2000-2012

Age vehicle Periods Total fleet of vehicles Total number of vehicles (number) Total fleet of vehicles Total number of passenger cars (number) Total fleet of vehicles Commercial vehicles Total number of commercial vehicles (number) Total fleet of vehicles Commercial vehicles Commercial motor vehicles Total commercial motor vehicles (number) Total fleet of vehicles Commercial vehicles Trailers and semi-trailers Total of trailers and semi-trailers (number) Total fleet of vehicles Total number of motorcycles (number)
Age total 2012 10,656,190 7,858,712 2,150,483 1,065,799 1,084,684 646,995
Less then 1 year 2012 661,984 547,531 104,408 69,611 34,797 10,045
1 and 2 years 2012 1,089,827 873,133 190,669 122,899 67,770 26,025
3 and 4 years 2012 1,258,960 924,182 297,515 190,646 106,869 37,263
5 and 6 years 2012 1,203,217 930,749 235,062 137,139 97,923 37,406
7 and 8 years 2012 1,209,184 922,885 242,981 140,395 102,586 43,318
9 to 12 years 2012 1,774,228 1,388,919 315,326 171,611 143,715 69,983
12 to 15 years 2012 1,439,451 1,129,386 238,254 119,302 118,952 71,811
15 to 20 years 2012 1,015,688 697,934 210,206 55,614 154,592 107,548
20 to 25 years 2012 365,568 139,884 148,565 22,612 125,953 77,119
25 years and older 2012 638,083 304,109 167,497 35,970 131,527 166,477
Source: CBS, RDW
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Table description


Key figures on passenger cars, commercial vehicles and motorcycles per 1 January by age category of the vehicle, type of fuel, model and weight of the vehicle and by age and province of residence of the owner.

Data available from: 2000-2012

Status of the figures:
All data in the table are definite.

Changes as of 4 november 2016
Non, this table has been discontinued.

When will new figures be published?
Not applicable anymore.

When will new figures be published?
The figures in this table wil no longer be adjusted. This tabel will be continued as 'Motor vehicles; type, age class, 1 January'. For more information see Chapter 3.

Description topics

Total fleet of vehicles
Total number of vehicles
This section includes the categories of passenger cars, commercial vehicles (vans, trucks, tractors, special vehicles, buses, trailers) and motorcycles. From September 2003 all trailers are obliged to have a valid registration certificate.
Since 2004 these categories are included in the summaries of vehicle statistics.
Total number of passenger cars
Road motor vehicles, other than a moped or a motor cycle, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine persons (including the driver).
Included are:
a) Passenger cars
b) Vans designed and used primarily for transport of passengers
c) Taxis
d) Hire cars
e) Ambulances
f) Motor homes.
Commercial vehicles
Vehicles designed, exclusively or primarily, for the commercial transport of goods and passengers (for hire and reward).
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As from 2004 including trailers and semi-trailers.
Total number of commercial vehicles
This section includes the category of commercial motor vehicles (vans, trucks, tractors, special vehicles, buses) and, starting from 2004, also including the categories of trailers and semi trailers.
Commercial motor vehicles
Motor vehicles designed, exclusively or primarily, for the commercial
transport of goods and passengers (for hire and reward), trailers and
semi-trailers are not included.
Total commercial motor vehicles
This section covers the category of commercial motor vehicles (all types of vehicles) except trailers and semi-trailers.

Trailers and semi-trailers
Trailer
Goods road vehicle designed to be hauled by a road motor vehicle.
This category excludes agricultural trailers and caravans.
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Semi-trailer
Goods road vehicle with no front axle designed in such way that part of the vehicle and a substantial part of its loaded weight rests on the road tractor.
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From September 2003 all trailers are obliged to have a valid registration certificate. Since 2004 these categories are included in the summaries of vehicle statistics.
Total of trailers and semi-trailers
From September 2003 all trailers are obliged to have a valid registration certificate. Since 2004 these categories are included in the summaries of vehicle statistics.
Total number of motorcycles
Motor vehicle on two or three wheels, with or without sidecar, fitted with a combustion engine with a cylinder capacity of 50 cubic centimetres or more.