Number Of Registered Vehicles Increased By 1%

January 18, 2024 | 2 Comments

In 2022, there was a 1% rise in the count of registered road vehicles, surpassing the pre-pandemic level, according to the recently released Bermuda Digest of Statistics 2023.

The document, which covers statistics from the year 2022, said, “The number of registered road vehicles increased by 1% this year to surpass the pre-pandemic quantity. For the second consecutive year, private cars comprised 46% of the total followed by motorcycles and scooters at 36%.

“Public passenger road transport receipts increased by 151% but remained below pre-pandemic levels. Year-over-year, the number of reported road traffic accidents rose by 5%. Private cars and motorcycles continued to be the leading vehicles involved in these accidents, respectively.

“Inattention was the cause of 21% of all accidents. Total road casualties increased by 1% during the past year. Serious road casualties increased by 25% while road traffic fatalities declined by 35% to the ten-year average of 11. Injuries not reported as serious fell by 3% and comprised 80% of total road casualties.

“Traffic fatalities involving motorcycles made up 55% of the total. The arrival of overseas vessels rose by 71% this year to approach pre-pandemic levels. Yachts comprised two-thirds of the total whereas ships comprised the remaining third.”

Chart extracted from the report

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  1. trufth says:

    We can count cars, bikes and boats but we can’t count people here nor people leaving.

    • Joe Bloggs says:

      Yes, we can count people leaving. We choose not to. It is too depressing.

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