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

British new car registrations fell by 8.5 percent year-on-year to 186,265 vehicles in May 2017, as buyers held back ahead of June's general election. Demand for diesel cars dropped 20 percent from the previous year to 81,489 units. Meanwhile, demand for petrol cars went up 0.4 percent to 96,518 units and that for the alternatively fuelled vehicle segment, such as hybrids or battery vehicles, jumped 46.7 percent to 8,258 units, bringing the market share to a new record high of 4.4 percent. Across the market, private demand declined 14 percent to 76,554 units and fleet sales shrank 5.3 percent to 103,657 units, while business registrations increased 20.1 percent to 6,054 units. In the first five months of 2017, new car registrations dropped 0.6 percent to 1.16 million vehicles from the same period of the previous year. Car Registrations in the United Kingdom averaged 152413.39 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 Forecast (i)
2017-05-04 08:00 AM Apr -19.8% 8.4% 2.5%
2017-06-05 08:00 AM May -8.5% -19.8% 2.5%
2017-07-05 08:00 AM Jun -8.5% 210766.67%
2017-08-04 08:00 AM Jul 171790.59%
2017-09-05 08:00 AM Aug 284275.17%




United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 1.00 15.00 55.00 -75.00 [+]
Services PMI 53.80 55.80 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.70 57.30 61.50 34.40 [+]
Industrial Production -0.80 1.40 22.70 -12.00 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.20 -0.50 9.80 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production 0.00 2.20 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.50 81.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders 16.00 9.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 12866.00 12704.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
Changes in Inventories 1273.00 12.00 11173.00 -14898.00 GBP Million [+]
Bankruptcies 3967.00 5593.00 6509.00 924.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 108645.00 105484.00 108645.00 1024.00 GBP Million [+]
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -59.00 -51.00 61.00 -77.20 [+]
Car Production 122116.00 170691.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 186265.00 152076.00 562337.00 33051.00 Cars [+]
Small Business Sentiment 16.00 16.00 40.00 -69.00 [+]
Steel Production 628.00 712.00 2848.00 131.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 0.60 -0.90 59.40 -33.60 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.60 0.30 851.30 -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 54.40 56.20 61.80 47.40 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 7.00 6.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 28720.00 29277.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]


United Kingdom Car Registrations Notes

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 June of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
186265.00 152076.00 562337.00 33051.00 1962 - 2017 Cars Monthly
Volume, NSA



car registrations by Country

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Australia 13815.11 Dec/16
Brazil 196.00 May/17
Canada 200291.00 Apr/17
China 1751300.00 May/17
Euro Area 809.13 May/17
France 185676.00 May/17
Germany 323952.00 May/17
India 232001.00 May/17
Indonesia 93661.00 May/17
Italy 204113.00 May/17
Japan 206936.00 May/17
Mexico 72778.00 Apr/17
Netherlands 36484.00 May/17
Russia 124990.00 May/17
South Korea 126641.00 May/17
Spain 111679.00 May/17
Switzerland 24.00 Apr/17
Turkey 99260.00 Apr/17
United Kingdom 186265.00 May/17
United States 524.96 Apr/17