UK new car registrations dropped 1.6 percent from a year earlier to 92,573 units in August of 2019, the sixth consecutive month of decrease as falling demand for diesel and plug-in hybrid vehicles continued to impact the overall market. By segments, sales of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles continued, down -71.8% to just 907 vehicles; and those of diesel vehicles fell for the 29th month in a row, though at a slower pace than recently experienced (-12.2%). In contrast, demand for petrol vehicles remained stable, up 1.0%; zero emission cars saw the biggest percentage growth, up 377.5%, to 3,147 units as new models and some pent up demand boosted registrations, while 4,014 hybrid electric cars also joined UK roads, an uplift of 36.2%. Year-to-date, sales of new car sales went down 3.4 percent to 1.519 million units. Car Registrations in the United Kingdom averaged 154079.96 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 332000.00 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 236000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the United Kingdom Car Registrations is projected to trend around 176000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
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 -1.6% -4.1% -3.2%
2019-10-04 08:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Sep -1.6%
2019-11-05 09:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Oct
2019-12-05 09:00 AM New Car Sales YoY Nov


United Kingdom Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence -32.00 -13.00 55.00 -75.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 47.40 48.00 61.50 34.40 [+]
Services PMI 50.60 51.40 62.50 40.10 Index Points [+]
Industrial Production -0.90 -0.60 22.70 -11.90 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.10 -0.10 9.90 -8.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.60 -1.40 19.60 -16.90 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 79.00 80.70 85.20 38.00 percent [+]
Factory Orders -13.00 -34.00 21.00 -79.00 Net Balance [+]
New Orders 10922.00 11975.00 25109.00 9381.00 GBP Million [+]
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 108239.00 109226.00 185157.00 43773.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 92573.00 157198.00 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 0.00 -0.20 1.90 -2.10 percent [+]
Private Investment -0.50 0.40 63.70 -33.70 percent [+]
Mining Production -1.60 2.80 854.60 -90.50 percent [+]
Steel Production 645.00 618.00 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 50.20 50.70 61.80 47.60 [+]
Corruption Index 80.00 82.00 87.00 74.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 11.00 8.00 20.00 8.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 9.00 7.00 11.00 5.00 [+]
Electricity Production 23402.00 24572.00 38520.00 16152.00 Gigawatt-hour [+]
Crude Oil Rigs 16.00 14.00 32.00 3.00 [+]


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 September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
92573.00 157198.00 562337.00 33051.00 1962 - 2019 Monthly
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