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Registration & Licensing Statistics

As at 30 June 2019

Current Licensed Tasmanian Drivers:  401,013

Licence classLicence typeTotal
CarFull291,620
 Non-novice Learner398
 Novice Learner (L1)11,733
 Novice Learner (L2)10,224
 Provisional (P1)6,857
 Provisional (P2)12,088
MotorcycleFull52,323
 Novice Learner1,172
 Provisional (P1)795
 Provisional (P2)1,512
Heavy vehicleFull67,454
 Heavy vehicle learner845

An example of a Non-novice Learner is a client who applies for a learner licence after having a Tasmanian licence expired for more than 5 years.

Note that drivers can hold more than one licence type and class (for example a full heavy vehicle licence and a novice learner motorcycle licence); as a consequence summing the total column here will not equal the number of current tasmanian drivers.

Current Registrations by Vehicle Type

Vehicle TypeTotal
AMBULANCE174
ATV3,207
BUS2,484
CAMPERS5,094
CAR198,825
CARAVAN13,480
EARTH MOVING MACHINERY2,112
FARM TRACTOR7,307
FIRE UNITS497
HORSE FLOAT3,353
MOTORCYCLE19,283
OTHER4,215
ROAD CONSTRUCTION471
STATION WAGON133,651
TOW TRUCK82
TRACTOR602
TRAILER104,216
TRUCK46,429
UNGROUPED BODY TYPE4,109
UTILITY67,859
VAN13,867
Grand Total631,317

Registrations by Municipality

MunicipalityTotalMunicipalityTotal
BREAK O'DAY9,806BRIGHTON19,272
BURNIE22,519CENTRAL COAST28,983
CENTRAL HIGHLANDS3,769CIRCULAR HEAD11,031
CLARENCE61,723DERWENT VALLEY12,140
DEVONPORT30,441DORSET11,182
FLINDERS1,904GEORGE TOWN8,646
GLAMORGAN/SPRING BAY7,583GLENORCHY49,780
HOBART54,666HUON VALLEY22,514
KENTISH8,607KING ISLAND2,492
KINGBOROUGH41,078LATROBE15,502
LAUNCESTON77,729MEANDER VALLEY26,474
NORTHERN MIDLANDS20,945SORELL19,408
SOUTHERN MIDLANDS9,672TASMAN4,118
WARATAH/WYNYARD17,751WEST COAST5,000
WEST TAMAR26,582Grand Total631,317

Current Registrations by Premium Class

Premium ClassTotal
1 Motor Car324,619
2 Light Goods Vehicle116,144
3 Heavy Goods Vehicle12,055
4 Medium Motorcycle1,652
5 Large Motorcycle9,931
6 Taxi or Luxury Hire Car613
7 Large Passenger Vehicle1,356
8 Hire and Drive Vehicle6,533
9 Caravan, Horse Float, Plant and Machinery (Non Self-Propelled)18,270
10 Heavy Trailer14,958
11 Mobile Crane148
12 Restricted Registration Vehicles including Farm Motor Cycles4,134
13 Plant and Machinery (Self-Propelled)4,925
15 Farm Tractor6,788
16 Medium Passenger Vehicle749
17 Small Motorcycle1,676
18 Off Road and Recreational Vehicles1,749
20 Medium Large Motorcycle4,504
21 Vintage Motor Vehicle or Street Rod580
22 Special Interest Vehicles6,679
23 Ride-Sourcing Vehicle1,132
0 (No premium)92,122
Grand Total excluding "0 (No premium)"539,195
Grand Total631,317