The Motorcycle in Numbers

By Ng Kar Yong

January 2021 STATISTICS
main image
Advertisement
IN 2019, 66.2% of Malaysian households owned either a motorcycle or a scooter (Table 1), with their ownerships in rural areas (76.0%) being higher than in urban locales (63.7%). However, despite its popularity as the second most used motor vehicle, motorcycle ownerships saw a slight drop from 67.2% in 2016 to 66.2% in 2019 (Table 1). Interestingly, motorcycle ownerships are higher in less developed states, with the exception of Sabah. As seen in Table 1, Terengganu recorded the highest motorcycle...

To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.

PM
Ng Kar Yong

is a statistician at Penang Institute who loves art and nature.


`