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Registration of vehicles. By type

Registration of vehicles. By type Catalonia. 2021 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Total vehicles 196,495 -4.3
Lorries and vans 21,576 -16.2
Buses 344 40.4
Cars 128,613 -8.5
Motorcycles 41,702 6.4
Industrial vehicles 2,081 -2.3
Others 2,179 -3.9
Units: Number of vehicles.
Source: Directorate General of Traffic.
(p) Provisional data.
Registration of vehicles. By type Spain. 2021 (p)
Value Variation (%)
Total vehicles 1,325,727 3.3
Lorries and vans 169,516 -11.2
Buses 2,091 -7.8
Cars 953,663 1.6
Motorcycles 172,988 6.6
Industrial vehicles 17,385 7.1
Others 10,084 6.0
Units: Number of vehicles.
Source: Directorate General of Traffic.
(p) Provisional data.

Last update: January 24, 2022.

Monthly data

Methodological note

This indicator is made using province-wide information on registrations of vehicles published by the General Directorate of Traffic (DGT). Vehicles are classified in the following categories:

  • Lorries and vans: Vehicles whose purpose is transport of goods (motorcycles with three wheels, weighing no less than 400 kg are excluded).
  • Buses: Vehicles whose purpose is transport of travellers with a capacity for more than nine persons, including the driver. Trolleybuses (vehicles connected to an electrical line that do not move around on rails) are excluded from this category.
  • Private cars: Four-wheeled vehicle whose purpose is transportation of travellers, with a maximum capacity of nine people, including the driver.
  • Motorcycle: Two-wheeled vehicles, with or without a sidecar the passenger compartment laterally attached to the motorcycle. Cars for disabled people are also included in this category.
  • Industrial tractors: Vehicles capable of dragging a semi-trailer, without taking farming tractors into account.
  • Others: Vehicles not included in the previous categories, excluding farming vehicles. Before 1998, trucks were included in this category.

The annual data are definitive.