Reporter from the Ministry of Public Security Traffic M […]
Reporter from the Ministry of Public Security Traffic Management Bureau was informed that as of the end of June 2017, the national motor vehicle ownership reached 304 million, of which 205 million vehicles; motor vehicle drivers reached 371 million people, of which 338 million car drivers.
Motor vehicle ownership continued to grow, new registrations higher than the same period last year. With the sustained and rapid economic and social development in our country, the number of motor vehicles has maintained a rapid growth. As of the end of June, the number of motor vehicles in the country reached 304 million, an increase of 9.38 million or 3.18% from the end of last year. In the first half of 2017, the number of newly registered motor vehicles reached 15.94 million, slightly higher than the same period of previous year.
Vehicle ownership totaled 205 million units and 23 cities held more than 2 million vehicles. As of the end of June, the number of motor vehicles in the country reached 205 million. In the first half of 2017, the number of newly registered vehicles reached 13.22 million vehicles, basically unchanged from the same period of last year. There are 49 cities across the country with more than 1 million cars, 23 cities with over 2 million vehicles and 6 cities with over 3 million vehicles, of which 23 cities with more than 2 million vehicles are followed by Beijing, Chengdu, Chongqing, Shanghai and Suzhou Shenzhen, Tianjin, Zhengzhou, Xi'an, Dongguan, Wuhan, Hangzhou, Shijiazhuang, Guangzhou, Qingdao, Nanjing, Ningbo, Foshan, Baoding, Changsha, Kunming, Weifang and Linyi.
The number of small passenger cars reached 168 million and the number of private cars continued to grow rapidly. As of the end of June, the number of small-capacity passenger vehicles reached 168 million, of which 156 million were small passenger cars (private cars) registered in the name of individuals, accounting for 76.32% of the total number of vehicles. Average monthly average since the second half of 2016 An increase of 1.64 million units, showing a sustained and rapid growth trend.
The number of trucks reached 22.73 million with the highest level of new registrations. As of the end of June, the total number of trucks in the country reached 22.73 million. In the first half of 2017, the number of newly registered trucks reached 1.56 million, the highest level in history, reflecting the marked recovery of the freight market.
Motor vehicle drivers amounted to 371 million people, 16 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) over 10 million. With the rapid growth of motor vehicle ownership, the number of motor vehicle drivers also shows a synchronous growth trend. As of the end of June, the number of motor vehicle drivers nationwide reached 371 million, an increase of 13.81 million or 4.22% from the end of last year, of which 338 million were motorcyclists, accounting for 88.31% of the total number of motorists. Driving drivers from driving experience, driving less than 1 year driver 32.17 million, accounting for 8.66% of the total number of drivers. There are more than 10 million motor-vehicle drivers in 16 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) in the country, followed by Guangdong, Shandong, Jiangsu, Henan, Sichuan, Zhejiang, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan, Anhui, Guangxi, Jiangxi, Yunnan and Liaoning Fujian and Beijing, of which the first six provinces numbered more than 20 million.