Table 1.1.16 Plate Type by vehicle type - registered vehicles as at 30 June 2001

PLATE TYPE TOTAL Vehicle type
Passenger Vehicles Off-road Vehicles People movers
Small Buses
Buses
Mobile Homes
Motor cycles
Scooters
Light Trucks
Heavy Trucks
Prime Movers
Light Plants
Heavy Plants
Small Trailers
Trailers
Other Vehicles
X12345 (one letter & 5 numbers) 507,137 10 14 0 0 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 23 5 341,569 165,464 0
XX12 (two letters & two numbers) 3,591 50 6 0 0 0 0 3,497 32 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
XX123 (two letters & three numbers) 173,824 124,823 19,528 1,330 821 59 173 6,855 33 18,423 1,192 277 24 42 199 28 17
XX1234 (two letters & four numbers) 287,475 117,732 18,635 1,236 573 89 118 131 0 16,960 882 294 13 48 110,908 19,844 12
XXX12 (three letters & two numbers) 79,795 64 5 1 0 0 0 78,247 1,412 6 0 0 1 0 1 2 56
XXX123 (three letters & three numbers) 2,805,259 1,991,081 250,067 29,541 25,251 3,864 4,461 2,603 0 397,215 68,877 14,057 7,260 10,608 77 77 220
CC2000 Plates Career Consuls 289 221 37 23 4 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CC3000 Plates Honorary Consuls 31 25 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Custom Plates 14,252 9,601 2,018 182 76 32 7 13 0 1,824 331 95 5 33 7 24 4
FBY Plates Fire Brigade 881 103 47 3 0 4 6 0 0 37 157 17 1 490 0 8 8
HC Plates City Hire Cars 455 446 5 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
HV Plates Country Hire Cars 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MO Plates Public Buses 7,343 0 0 0 76 7,049 123 0 0 17 62 15 0 1 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (1 digit) 9 6 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (2 digit) 81 68 3 2 0 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (3 digit) 395 337 46 3 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (4 digit) 570 453 80 1 0 0 0 0 0 35 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (5 digit) 261 215 31 1 1 0 0 0 0 10 1 0 0 0 2 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (6 digit) 195 146 29 2 2 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
FIRS Plates Trailer 663 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 663 0
FIRS Plates Hauling Unit 1,263 0 0 0 0 13 0 0 0 0 160 1,089 0 0 0 1 0
XXX12X (three letters, two numbers & one letter) 501,519 402,289 67,993 6,025 852 56 99 449 0 23,705 19 0 12 7 0 0 13
T Plates Metropolitan Taxis 4,872 4,737 0 35 63 26 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
000TT Plates Industry Transport Two Trucks 139 4 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 36 82 6 0 0 0 0 0
0000TT Plates Accident Recovery Tow Trucks 1,322 25 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 308 938 43 0 0 0 0 0
TC Plates Country Taxis 896 815 1 2 58 8 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TV Plates Tourist Vehicles 1,601 2 22 83 217 1,183 37 0 0 42 13 1 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 4,394,119 2,653,254 358,589 38,471 27,996 12,387 5,024 91,855 1,478 458,676 72,715 15,894 7,340 11,235 452,764 186,111 330