Road freight activity for the United Kingdom and internationally in 2019.
Statistics on road freight transported by Great Britain and UK registered Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) in the United Kingdom and internationally in 2019.
Domestic freight activity by GB-registered HGVs operating in the UK increased in 2019.
There were increases compared to 2018 of:
- 2% in the amount of goods lifted, to 1.44 billion tonnes
- 1% in the amount of goods moved, to 154 billion tonne kilometres
International road freight by UK-registered HGVs transporting freight internationally decreased in 2019.
There were decreases compared to 2018 of:
- 6% in the amount of goods lifted, to 8.3 million tonnes
- 12% in the amount of goods moved, to 5.0 billion tonne kilometres
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Domestic road freight statistics: 2019 report
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International road freight statistics: 2019 report
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Road freight statistics: 2019 tables
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From: Department for Transport
Published 9 July 2020