Latest statistics by the National Statistics Office show that the number of licensed motor vehicles in Malta is increasing by an average of 43 per day. Concerning the second quarter of 2021, June’s end had a stock of 408,205 licensed motor vehicles. 76.2% of these were passenger cars whilst 13.8% were commercial motor vehicles. 8.9% were motorcycles and All-Terrain vehicles, with buses and minibuses amounting to less than 1%.
Newly licensed motor vehicles taken to Maltese roads during the second quarter racked up to 5,887. 56.8% of the total new licensed motor vehicles were passenger cars. During the second quarter of 2021, 7,824 vehicles were taken off the road due to restrictions. At the end of June, 59.2% of the total motor vehicles had petrol powered engines, with diesel-powered vehicles reaching 38.3%. Electric and hybrid motor vehicles accounted for just 2% of the entire stock.
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