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Registration and licensing statistics

CONNECT - Message from the Chief Executive

As at 30 June 2021.

Licence holders

South Australia has 1,294,154 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)1,122,634
HC (Heavy Combination)32,925
HR (Heavy Rigid)56,450
LR (Light Rigid)24,743
MC (Multi Combination)13,901
MR (Medium Rigid)41,105
RD (Bike Date)17,397
R (Motor Bike)152,975

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 Licence1,168,749
Learners Permit62,688
Probationary Licence4,815
Provisional 1 Licence23,910
Provisional 2 Licence41,556

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 18,095
Elected Good Behaviour Option in the last 12 months
5,532
Elected Safer Driver Agreement in the last 12 months
1,452
Good Behaviour Option breach in the last 12 months
1,259
Safer Driver Agreement breach in the last 12 months
281

Vehicle registrations

Body type Number of vehicles
Cars 669,118
Station Wagons 448,094
Panel Vans 39,613
Utilities 200,992
Trucks 42,467
Prime Movers 9,253
Other Commercials 16,429
Commercial Trailers 35,825
Buses 4,172
Tractors 30,942
Motor Bikes 49,223
Caravans 53,577
Trailers 275,737
Others 16,479
Total 1,891,921