National Statistics

Road freight statistics: October 2015 to September 2016

Road freight activity statistics for the United Kingdom and internationally between October 2015 and September 2016.

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Road freight statistics: October 2015 to September 2016 tables

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

Domestic road freight activity by Great Britain registered HGVs operating in the UK increased in the year ending September 2016.

There were increases of:

  • 8% in the amount of goods lifted to 1.76 billion tonnes
  • 8% in the amount of goods moved to 161 billion tonne kilometres

International road freight activity by UK registered HGVs to or from the UK decreased in the year ending September 2016.

There were decreases of:

  • 8% in the amount of goods lifted to 7.8 million tonnes
  • 9% in the amount of goods moved to 5.2 billion tonne kilometres

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Published 13 April 2017