Number of vehicle registrations in Sri Lanka decline

Number of vehicle registrations in Sri Lanka decline

Number of vehicle registrations in Sri Lanka decline

Reporting by Staff Writer Written by Azra Assan

18 Dec, 2020 | 4:33 pm

COLOMBO(News1st): Amidst import restrictions, the number of vehicle registrations in the country fell to 2,868 during November 2020.

This is a decline of approximately 88.3% in vehicle registrations compared to November 2019, according to JB Securities.

The total number of vehicles registered in the country fell to under 2,900 in November, an eight-fold decline compared to the 24,500 in November 2019 and 31,300 in November 2018.

The biggest falls were seen in the categories of motorcycles, three-wheelers and busses.

The number of cars, both new and reconditioned, dropped to 119 in November 2020 compared to 2,030 in November 2019 and 3,350 in November 2018.

A total of 1,766 two-wheelers were registered last month compared to 18,540 in November 2019 and 22,373 in November 2018.

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