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Registration and licensing statistics

As at 30 June 2018.

Licence holders

South Australia has 1,246,015 licence holders, this includes full, provisional 1, provisional 2, probationary licences and learners permits and does not include disqualified drivers, suspended, cancelled or expired licences.

Licence class Number of holders
C (Car)1,073,230
HC (Heavy Combination)34,646
HR (Heavy Rigid)57,496
LR (Light Rigid)24,812
MC (Multi Combination)12,683
MR (Medium Rigid)41,384
RD (Bike Date)18,202
R (Motor Bike)152,673

The sum of licence classes will not equal the number of licence holders because a driver can have a motor bike and another class of licence i.e. C and R.

Licence types Number of holders
Full Licence1,125,289
Learners Permit55,634
Probationary Licence3,877
Provisional 1 Licence21,942
Provisional 2 Licence46,163

The sum of licence types will not equal the number of licence holders because a driver can have a learner's permit for another class of vehicle in addition to the class on their licence.

Other licence information Number of holders
Licence holder disqualifications started in the last 12 months 15,786
Elected Good Behaviour Option in the last 12 months
5,757
Elected Safer Driver Agreement in the last 12 months
1,278
Good Behaviour Option breach in the last 12 months
1,308
Safer Driver Agreement breach in the last 12 months
244

Vehicle registrations

Body type Number of vehicles
Cars 701,443
Station Wagons 368,015
Panel Vans 36,513
Utilities 175,266
Trucks 41,907
Prime Movers 8,886
Other Commercials 14,609
Commercial Trailers 32,689
Buses 4,199
Tractors 30,446
Motor Bikes 45,741
Caravans 48,473
Trailers 267,499
Others 15,958
Total 1,791,644