United Kingdom Car Registrations  1962-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

New car registrations in UK fell 6.4 percent year-on-year to 76,433 in August of 2017, the lowest value for an August month since 2014. It is the fifth consecutive annual fall amid growing uncertainty over Brexit. Demand for diesel cars dropped 21.3 percent to 30,305 units while that for petrol cars went up 3.8 percent to 42,160 units. Meanwhile, demand for the alternatively fueled vehicle segment, such as hybrids or battery vehicles, jumped 58.3 percent to 3,968 units. Across the market, private demand declined 9.9 percent to 33,597 units; fleet sales shrank 3.2 percent to 41,899 units; and business registrations decreased 14.1 percent to 937 units. August is typically a quiet month for the new car market as consumers and businesses delay purchases until the arrival of the new number plate in September. In the first eight months of 2017, new car registrations dropped 2.4 percent to 1.64 million vehicles. Car Registrations in the United Kingdom averaged 152450.29 Cars from 1962 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 562337 Cars in March of 2017 and a record low of 33051 Cars in July of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-07-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY -4.8% -8.5% 2.5%
2017-08-04 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY -9.3% -4.8% 1.5%
2017-09-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY -6.4% -9.3% -4.2%
2017-10-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY -6.4%
2017-11-06 09:00 AM New Car Sales YoY
2017-12-05 09:00 AM New Car Sales YoY


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 5.00 1.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.90 55.30 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 53.20 53.80 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production 0.40 0.30 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 0.50 9.80 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 1.90 0.60 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.60 82.50 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 13.00 10.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 11781.00 12866.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 756.00 -538.00 11173.00 -14898.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4547.00 3967.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 107327.00 108645.00 108645.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -50.60 -49.60 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 136397.00 136901.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 76433.00 161997.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment 0.00 16.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Steel Production 601.00 747.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 0.00 0.60 59.40 -33.60 percent [+]
Mining Production -6.50 1.20 851.30 -90.50 percent [+]
Corruption Index 81.00 81.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 10.00 10.00 20.00 10.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.49 5.43 5.56 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 7.00 10.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 54.00 54.10 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 6.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23047.00 24089.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Car Registrations

This page provides the latest reported value for - United Kingdom Car Registrations - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. United Kingdom Car Registrations - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
76433.00 161997.00 562337.00 33051.00 1962 - 2017 Cars Monthly
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