Light vehicle ownership in New Zealand by region
2014, thousands of vehicles
Light Passenger Fleet: passenger car/van (up to 3500 kg)
Light Commercial fleet: goods van/truck/utility, motor caravan, bus (up to 3500 kg)
Bus: Bus (over 3500 kg)
Truck: Passenger car/van, goods van/truck/utility, motor caravan (over 3500 kg)
Motorcycles: motorcycle, ATV, moped
Miscellaneous (licensed only): Mobile machine, special purpose vehicle, tractor, agricultural machine
This report provides information on New Zealand’s vehicle fleet by using the government’s vehicle register information as a key source.
The vehicles reported on are those that are licensed to be used on the road, so vehicles exempt from licensing (not used on the roads) or not currently licensed are excluded.
Changes to data collection/processing
For more information, visit http://transport.govt.nz/assets/Uploads/Research/Documents/NZ-Vehicle-Fleet-2014-final.pdf
Data provided by
Annual Vehicle Fleet Statistics 2014
How to find the data
At URL provided, select '2014 New Zealand Vehicle Fleet Annual Spreadsheet' from under the 'Annual vehicle fleet statistics' heading.
Import & extraction details
File as imported: Annual Vehicle Fleet Statistics 2014
From the dataset Annual Vehicle Fleet Statistics 2014, this data was extracted:
- Sheet: 1.5b
- Provided: 238 data points
This data forms the table Transport - Light vehicle ownership by region 2001–2014.
Purpose of collection
The Ministry has developed a comprehensive set of Transport Indicators, which also include information on the vehicle fleet. The indicators provide national, and where possible regional, data for robust and consistent performance monitoring of the New Zealand transport sector.