4th June, 2020 · Industry News

2020 ABS Motor Vehicle Census

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The 2020 ABS Motor Vehicle Census has been released on 29 May 2020. The data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that the average age of passenger vehicles in Australia has now reached double figures and is 10.1 years. Tasmanian cars were the oldest on average, at 12.5 years and the Northern Territory, New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory are the youngest, sitting at 9.5 years, below the national average. The average age of light commercial vehicles including Utes in Australia is older than passenger vehicles at 10.6 years. Tasmanian Utes were the oldest again, at 13.5 years and the Australian Capital Territory is the youngest, sitting at 9.4 years. The national fleet of registered vehicles increased by 1.5 per cent over the past year, which was a slower rate of growth than the 1.7 per cent the previous year.