Over 22 million cars, trucks on Turkish roads: Data
The number of registered vehicles on Turkey’s roads surpassed 22 million in October 2017, official data showed on Dec. 12.
In October, a total of 110,743 vehicles were registered, including both old and new models, the Turkish Statistical Institute’s (TÜİK) data showed.
Cars made up 54 percent of the total number of vehicles, and small trucks constituted 16.4 percent in the month.
Overall, cars accounted for 58.8 percent of the total number of vehicles; small trucks constituted 17.3 percent; motorcycles 12.6 percent; tractors 7.2 percent; trucks, minibuses and buses 4.1 percent.
In October, the number of road motor vehicle registrations increased by 28 percent since the previous month. Cars, small trucks, trucks and tractors increased by 42.6 percent, 46.9 percent, 16.3 percent and 26.6 percent, respectively.
The number of minibuses, buses, motorcycles and special purpose vehicles decreased by 7.3 percent, 27.5 percent, 16 percent and 31.3 percent, respectively.
The number of road motor vehicles registered increased 13.1 percent in October compared with the same month of the previous year, according to TÜİK data.