Total number of new passenger cars registered in the UK between 2003 and 2016

Volume of new passenger cars registered in the United Kingdom (UK), 2003-2016 This statistic shows the number of new passenger cars registered in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003 and 2016. A clear lull in sales of new cars can be seen which started 2005 and was exacerbated by the recession. However, there has been strong growth in the new car market in the UK since 2011 and total new car registrations in 2014 reached its highest point since 2004, almost reaching 2.5 million. In 2015, this growth continued and new registration figures hit over 2.6 million, 8.4 percent higher than the previous year. The UK car market was only topped by Germany within the EU.
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Newly registered cars
20032,579,050
20042,567,269
20052,439,717
20062,344,864
20072,404,007
20082,131,795
20091,994,999
20102,030,846
20111,941,253
20122,044,609
20132,264,737
20142,476,435
20152,633,503
20162,692,786
Newly registered cars
20032,579,050
20042,567,269
20052,439,717
20062,344,864
20072,404,007
20082,131,795
20091,994,999
20102,030,846
20111,941,253
20122,044,609
20132,264,737
20142,476,435
20152,633,503
20162,692,786
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This statistic shows the number of new passenger cars registered in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2003 and 2016. A clear lull in sales of new cars can be seen which started 2005 and was exacerbated by the recession. However, there has been strong growth in the new car market in the UK since 2011 and total new car registrations in 2014 reached its highest point since 2004, almost reaching 2.5 million. In 2015, this growth continued and new registration figures hit over 2.6 million, 8.4 percent higher than the previous year. The UK car market was only topped by Germany within the EU.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
2003 to 2016

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