Average age of all vehicles registered in Australia was 10.1 years, unchanged since 2015.
Tasmanian vehicles reported the oldest average age at 12.8 years, whilst the Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory had the youngest fleet with an average age of 9.4 years.
ABOUT THIS PUBLICATION
This publication presents statistics relating to vehicles which were registered at 31 January 2018 with a motor vehicle registration authority. Motor vehicle registration statistics reflect the information as recorded in registration documents and reported to the ABS by the relevant Motor Vehicle Registry. Unusual movements in registration counts are queried and confirmed with the relevant Motor Vehicle Registry.
Statistics are provided on vehicle types comprising passenger vehicles, campervans, light commercial vehicles, trucks, buses and motor cycles. Vehicle characteristic information includes make of vehicle, year of manufacture, type of fuel that the vehicle was registered as using, and Gross Vehicle Mass or Gross Combination Mass for trucks. The size of the motor vehicle fleet is also compared with the estimated resident population.
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