UK new car registrations shrank 4.1 percent from a year earlier to 157,198 units in July 2019, the fifth consecutive month of decrease. It was also the lowest figure for a July month since 2012, amid political and economic uncertainty as well as consumers' uncertainty about future environmental regulation. By segments, sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles continued their recent decline, down 49.6 percent; and those of diesel vehicles fell for the 28th month, down 22.1 percent. In contrast, demand for battery electric vehicles grew strongly by 158.1 percent, resulting in a 1.4 percent market share, the highest monthly market share on record. Also, hybrid electric cars increased by a notable 34.2 percent. Year-to-date, sales of new car sales went down 3.5 percent to 1.43 million units. Car Registrations in the United Kingdom averaged 154168.97 from 1962 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 562337 in March of 2017 and a record low of 33051 in July of 1992.

Car Registrations in the United Kingdom is expected to be 362000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Car Registrations in the United Kingdom to stand at 246000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Car Registrations is projected to trend around 196000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-05-07 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Apr -4.1% -3.4%
2019-06-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY May -4.6% -4.1% -3.2%
2019-07-04 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Jun -4.9% -4.6%
2019-08-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Jul -4.1% -4.9% -3.6%
2019-09-05 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Aug -4.1%
2019-10-04 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Sep
2019-11-05 09:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Oct


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -32.00 -13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 48.00 48.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 50.20 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.60 0.50 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.10 1.20 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -1.40 -0.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.00 80.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
New Orders 11975.00 10747.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Factory Orders -13.00 -34.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
Changes in Inventories -3989.00 5711.00 11295.00 -11441.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 4320.00 4212.00 6919.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 111745.00 115312.00 115312.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -80.60 -62.90 61.00 -80.60 [+]
Car Production 109226.00 116035.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 157198.00 223421.00 562337.00 33051.00 [+]
Small Business Sentiment -24.00 -13.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Internet Speed 16920.86 16337.23 16920.86 3085.89 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 27493519.00 26782989.00 27493519.00 13305856.00 IP [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.20 0.20 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.50 0.40 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production 2.80 3.90 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 618.00 650.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 81.99 82.11 82.11 5.18 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 8.00 6.00 13.00 2.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 50.70 49.70 61.80 47.60 [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 14.00 15.00 32.00 3.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 24572.00 26136.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]


United Kingdom Car Registrations

In the United Kingdom, Car Registrations refers to total registration of new passenger cars. 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 August of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
157198.00 223421.00 562337.00 33051.00 1962 - 2019 Monthly
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