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Taxi and private hire vehicles statistics, England: 2015

Licensed taxis, private hire vehicles, drivers and operators statistics in England as at 31 March 2015.

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Taxi and private hire vehicles statistics, England: 2015 data tables

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At the end of March 2015:

  • the total number of licensed taxi and private hire vehicles in England increased by 9.3% to 242,200 between 2013 and 2015. This was the highest number of licensed vehicles since comparable records were first collected in 2005
  • 69% of all licensed vehicles in England were private hire vehicles
  • 35% of the total number of licensed taxis and private hire vehicles in England were in London
  • an estimated 58% of licensed taxis are wheelchair accessible, this was 100% of taxis in London
  • there were 297,600 taxi or private hire vehicle driver licences in England, 12,400 more than in 2013
  • 55% of licences were private hire vehicle only, 21% taxi only and the remaining 24% dual licences

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