Registered road motor vehicles and trailers, Slovenia, 2016

About 1,097,000 passenger cars registered in Slovenia at the end of 2016


At the end of 2016, about 1,470,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia; 1,425,000 of them were motor vehicles and 45,000 were trailing vehicles.

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Number of registered motor vehicles up by 2%, trailing vehicles by 6%
According to data from the Central Register of Vehicles and Traffic Documents, at the end of 2016 almost 1,470,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia, which is 2% more than at the end of 2015. There were almost 1,425,000 motor vehicles or 2% more than at the end of 2015, and almost 45,000 trailing vehicles or 6% more than at the end of 2015. In the same comparison there were 2% more passenger cars; at the end of 2016 almost 1,097,000 passenger cars were registered, representing 77% of all motor vehicles. 

Almost 121,000 first registrations of road vehicles in Slovenia
In 2016 almost 121,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia for the first time. Compared to 2015 the number increased by 11%. In 2016 almost 90,000 passenger cars were registered for the first time or 11% more than in 2015. Compared to 2015, there were 28% more buses, 22% more lorries and 5% fewer agricultural tractors registered for the first time in Slovenia in 2016. Compared to 2015, the number of first-time registered trailing vehicles increased by 7%, while the number of first-time registered agricultural trailers decreased by 20%. 

72% of first-time registered road vehicles in Slovenia were new
In 2016 about 87,000 or 72% of first-time registered road vehicles were new, i.e. they had not been registered abroad before. The share of first-time registered new passenger cars (about 65,000) was the same.
The number of first-time registered new road vehicles in 2016 increased less (by 9%) compared to 2015 than the number of first-time registered old and new road vehicles together. The same is true for passenger cars; in 2016 there were 7% more first-time registered new passenger cars than in 2015.

10% more passenger cars using liquefied petroleum gas and compressed natural gas
At the end of 2016, 53% of registered passenger cars were using petrol, 46% diesel and 1% liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).
Compared to 2015, the number of petrol cars decreased by 2%, while the number of diesel cars increased by 6%. The number of passenger cars using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), compressed natural gas (CNG) and a combination of these two fuels increased by 10%. The number of passenger cars on hybrid drive increased by 40% and those on electric drive by 59%.

Some more data on passenger cars in Slovenia in 2016
A passenger car is a road motor vehicle with at least four wheels intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine persons (including the driver). Passenger cars represented three quartres of registered road vehicles in Slovenia in 2016. One in 9 registered passenger cars in Slovenia in 2016 was under 3 years old, and one in 3 was 12 or more years old. One in 4 passenger cars was registered in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, one in 7 in municipality Ljubljana.

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Detailed data are published on the SI-STAT Data Portal.
Chart 1: Motor and trailing vehicles, Slovenia
Chart 1: Motor and trailing vehicles, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, MZI
Chart 2: Passenger cars, Slovenia
Chart 2: Passenger cars, Slovenia
PC1 number of vehicles on 31 December
PC2 number of vehicles used by natural persons on 31 December
PC3 number of first registrations
PC4 number of first registrations of new vehicles
PC5 number of first registrations of vehicles used by natural persons
PC6 number of first registrations of new vehicles used by natural persons
Sources: SURS, MZI
Chart 3: Passenger cars by age classes, Slovenia, 2016
Chart 3: Passenger cars by age classes, Slovenia, 2016
Sources: SURS, MZI
Table 1: Road vehicles and first registrations of road vehicles, Slovenia
All vehicles
31 December
First registrations
20162016
2015
20162016
2015
numberindexnumberindex
Road vehicles – total1,469,501102120,625111
Motor vehicles1,424,934102115,741111
  mopeds42,5531012,696110
  motorcycles61,1311054,743108
  passenger cars and special passenger cars1,106,11610290,588111
   passenger cars1,096,52310289,869111
   special passenger cars9,593107719156
  buses2,679102311128
  goods motor vehicles103,39710614,204120
   lorries75,6061059,858122
   service vehicles6,505105336100
   road tractors12,9811152,953117
   special lorries8,3051081,057127
  agricultural tractors109,0581023,19995
Trailing vehicles44,5671064,884107
  goods trailing vehicles31,1701084,126111
   trailers21,2371072,305111
   semi-trailers9,9331111,821112
  caravans6,1389843097
  agricultural trailers7,25910332880
Sources: SURS, MZI
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