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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/04/2004   
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Contents >> Transport >> Road transport activity >> Motor vehicle use

Motor vehicles registered in Tasmania for road use travelled a total distance of 4,433 million kilometres in the year ended 31 October 2002, at an average of 13,300 kilometres per vehicle on the road. Passenger vehicles accounted for 70.4% of the distance travelled and 73.8% of the number of vehicles registered.


MOTOR VEHICLE USE, Tasmania - Year ended 31 October 2002

Distance travelled
Vehicles(a)
Average kilometres
travelled(b)
Type of vehicle
million km
no.
'000

Passenger vehicles
3,123
246,632
12.7
Motor cycles
^ 32
8,131
^ 4.0
Light commercial vehicles
947
66,212
14.3
Rigid trucks
163
9,115
17.9
Articulated trucks
114
1,366
83.3
Non-freight carrying trucks
^ 7
1,009
^ 7.2
Buses
^ 46
1,794
25.6
Total
4,433
334,259
13.3


^ estimate has a relative standard error of between 10% and 25% and should be used with caution
(a) The average number of vehicles registered for the 12 months. Includes registered vehicles that did not travel during the reference period.
(b) Calculated using the total kilometres travelled divided by the average number of registered vehicles. Includes registered vehicles that did not travel during the reference period.

Source: Survey of Motor Vehicle Use, Australia (cat. no. 9208.0).


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