In 5 years, the total registered vehicle population in Wilayah Persekutuan KL (WPKL) increased by 42%, from 3,748,426 to 5,320,562 vehicles.
62% (3,332,767) of vehicles in WPKL were privately-registered 4-wheeled vehicles such as MPVs, SUVs, pick-ups and passenger cars.
The combined number of vehicles (including commercial vehicles and motorcycles) in Selangor and WPKL was 7,786,677. 56% of these were privately-registered 4-wheelers (cars, pick-ups MPVs, SUVs, etc).
Since 2007, the number of taxis in Selangor increased by 82%, from 6,355 to 11,581 last year.
Only in 3 states – WPKL, Sabah and Sarawak – are there more 4-wheelers (privately-registered) than motorcycles.
[by Chips Yap]