Road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe: quarter 3 2011
|Publisher:||Department for Transport|
|Published date:||24 November 2011|
|Series:||Roll-on roll-off international freight|
|Statistics topic:||Foreign registered vehicles, Freight international, Maritime, Road freight|
This Statistical Release summarises results from the survey on road goods vehicles travelling to mainland Europe from Great Britain. It includes all the main ferry routes between Great Britain and mainland Europe. Ferry routes between Great Britain and Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland are not included. These results are published quarterly eight weeks after the end of the quarter.
Download full release
Download full release and all tables
Four quarters ending Quarter 3 2011
- 2.49 million goods vehicles travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe in the year ending Q3 2011, 1 per cent higher than the year ending Q3 2010 and 51 per cent higher than in 1996, but 14 per cent lower that the peak in 2007.
- 1.82 million of these goods vehicles were powered vehicles up 2 per cent on the year ending Q3 2010, and 666 thousand were unaccompanied trailers, down 1 per cent on the year ending Q3 2010.
Quarter 3 2011
- 601 thousand goods vehicles travelled from Great Britain to mainland Europe during Q3 2011, down 3 per cent on Q3 2010.
- 437 thousand of these goods vehicles were powered vehicles and 164 thousand were unaccompanied trailers, down 2 per cent and 5 per cent respectively on Q3 2010.
Browse all statistical tables related to this series
Information on roll-on, roll-off international freight statistics, including the pre-release access list, and related technical documentation, can be found here:
- Phone: 020 7944 4131