Table 1.1.16 Plate Type by vehicle type - registered vehicles as at 31 March 2005

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) 605,498 11 16 0 0 1 0 60 0 1 0 0 15 6 392,262 213,126 0
XX12 (two letters & two numbers) 5,304 106 18 1 0 0 0 5,058 105 15 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
XX123 (two letters & three numbers) 164,883 111,837 26,027 1,514 470 75 160 5,086 44 17,887 1,179 343 20 31 173 22 15
XX1234 (two letters & four numbers) 278,880 118,407 30,196 1,961 412 117 121 73 0 18,943 1,017 392 11 44 91,615 15,563 8
XXX12 (three letters & two numbers) 99,323 118 26 2 1 0 0 94,928 4,157 21 6 1 11 1 3 3 45
XXX123 (three letters & three numbers) 2,586,276 1,744,155 310,021 33,358 18,991 4,292 3,758 1,638 0 374,669 66,559 14,442 5,710 8,516 51 58 58
XX12XX (four letters & two numbers) 195,047 127,044 29,039 3,071 1,274 375 290 37 0 26,446 5,186 1,757 212 292 10 10 4
CC2000 Plates Career Consuls 244 178 44 16 2 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CC3000 Plates Honorary Consuls 34 24 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Custom Plates 22,474 14,095 3,788 276 88 34 11 11 0 3,464 467 146 3 40 9 39 3
FBY Plates Fire Brigade 679 2 3 0 0 1 6 0 0 19 204 19 1 419 0 5 0
HC Plates City Hire Cars 646 642 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 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 7,151 0 0 0 78 6,968 26 0 0 3 59 16 0 1 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (1 digit) 10 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (2 digit) 78 64 8 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (3 digit) 390 306 70 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (4 digit) 572 418 114 1 0 0 0 0 0 38 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (5 digit) 247 186 42 2 1 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Numeral-only Plates (6 digit) 200 149 35 0 1 0 0 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FIRS Plates Trailer 1,162 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,162 0
FIRS Plates Hauling Unit 1,790 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 148 1,638 0 0 0 1 0
XXX12X (three letters, two numbers & one letter) 849,800 627,825 156,237 13,494 1,102 82 183 371 0 50,458 23 1 9 2 0 1 12
T Plates Metropolitan Taxis 5,108 4,921 0 56 81 32 0 0 0 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
000TT Plates Industry Transport Two Trucks 158 3 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 23 122 3 0 0 0 0 0
0000TT Plates Accident Recovery Tow Trucks 1,158 8 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 193 891 61 0 0 0 0 0
TC Plates Country Taxis 938 798 1 11 89 22 1 0 0 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TV Plates Tourist Vehicles 1,521 12 32 99 212 1,064 21 0 0 56 21 3 0 1 0 0 0
TOTAL 4,829,572 2,751,317 555,738 53,868 22,802 13,068 4,577 107,268 4,307 492,317 75,883 18,822 5,992 9,354 484,124 229,990 145