National Statistics

Road freight statistics: 2018

Road freight activity for the United Kingdom and internationally for the year 2018.

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Road freight statistics: 2018 tables

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Statistics on road freight transported by Great Britain and UK registered Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) in the United Kingdom and internationally in 2018.

Domestic freight activity by GB-registered HGVs operating in the UK increased in 2018.

There were increases compared to 2017 of:

  • 1% in the amount of goods lifted, to 1.41 billion tonnes
  • 3% in the amount of goods moved, to 152 billion tonne kilometres

International road freight by UK-registered HGVs transporting freight internationally increased in 2018.

There were increases compared to 2017 of:

  • 11% in the amount of goods lifted, to 8.7 million tonnes
  • 4% in the amount of goods moved, to 5.6 billion tonne kilometres

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Road freight statistics

Published 11 July 2019