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At the end of 2017, about 1,525,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia; 1,477,000 of them were motor vehicles and 47,000 were trailing vehicles.
Number of registered motor vehicles up by 4%, of trailing vehicles by 6%
According to data from the Central Register of Vehicles and Traffic Documents, at the end of 2017 about 1,525,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia, which is 4% more than at the end of 2016. There were about 1,477,000 motor vehicles or 4% more than at the end of 2016, and about 47,000 trailing vehicles or 6% more than at the end of 2016. In the same comparison there were 2% more passenger cars; at the end of 2017 almost 1,118,000 passenger cars were registered, representing 76% of all motor vehicles.
A quarter more first registrations of road vehicles in Slovenia
In 2017 over 152,000 road vehicles were registered in Slovenia for the first time. Compared to 2016 the number increased by 26%. The large increase in the first registrations is mostly the result of the obligatory registration of mopeds since May 2017.
In 2017 over 101,000 passenger cars were registered for the first time or 13% more than in 2016. Compared to 2016, there were 19% more lorries, 12% more agricultural tractors and 3% more trailers and semi-trailers registered for the first time in Slovenia in 2017.
Three quarters of first-time registered road vehicles in Slovenia were new
In 2017 almost 114,000 or 75% of all first-time registered road vehicles were new, i.e. they had not been registered abroad before.
The number of first-time registered new road vehicles in 2017 increased more (by 30%) compared to 2016 than the number of first-time registered old and new road vehicles together.
59% more passenger cars on hybrid drive
At the end of 2017, 51% of registered passenger cars were using petrol, 47% diesel.
Compared to 2016, 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) and a combination with this fuel increased by 6%. The number of passenger cars using compressed natural gas (CNG) and a combination of this fuel increased by 39%. The number of hybrid cars increased by 59% and exceeded 3,000. The number of electric cars increased by 70%.
At the end of 2017, about 151,000 registered passenger cars in the municipality of Ljubljana
One in four passenger cars was registered in the Osrednjeslovenska statistical region, one in seven in Podravska and one in eight in Savinjska. One in seven passenger cars was registered in the municipality of Ljubljana, and one in 21 in the municipality of Maribor.
Calculated vehicle-kilometres for 2015 and 2016
Within Eurostat Grant Agreement in 2017 the number of vehicle-kilometres was calculated for 2015 and 2016. Vehicle-kilometres were calculated on the basis of data of mileage out of odometer readings from the National Vehicle Register, data on traffic volume from the Slovenian Infrastructure Agency and from various other data sources. The results are provisional; detailed data are in the attachment.
There were 21 billion vehicle-kilometres (vkm) driven on Slovene national territory. Compared to 2015, in 2016 the number of vkm driven on Slovene national territory increased by 2%. 86% of all vkm were done by passenger cars (18.1 billion vkm). In 2016, 7.2 billion vkm were driven in Slovenia on motorways and highways.
In 2016 national vehicles, i.e. vehicles registered in Slovenia, made 20.5 billion vkm on national and foreign territory, of that on national 89%, i.e. 18.2 billion vkm. The most vkm were driven by diesel cars (10.1 billion vkm), followed by petrol cars (6.1 billion vkm). All goods vehicles made 3.7 billion vkm.
Road vehicles and first registrations of road vehicles, Slovenia
Sources: SURS, MZI