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Year  Registered Vehicles up to 4.5 tonnes
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Registered Trucks 4.5 tonnes to 14.9 tonnes
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Registered Trucks 15 tonnes and over
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Total Number of Registered Vehicles
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Registered Drivers
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Number of People per Motor Vehicle
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Passenger Vehicles (Discontinued)
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Commercial Vehicles (Discontinued)
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Motorcycles (Discontinued)
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1906         41                  
1907         55                  
1908         45                  
1909         275                  
1910         423                  
1911         1,631     229.49            
1912         2,505                  
1913         3,773                  
1914         4,728                  
1915         5,832                  
1916         9,707                  
1917         20,624                  
1918         29,250                  
1919         34,000                  
1920         38,015                  
1921         39,852     14.77  38,163  1,689      
1922         40,366        38,214  1,749  403   
1923         42,323        39,742  2,191  390   
1924         48,238        45,871  2,036  331   
1925         54,538        51,038  3,138  362   
1926         65,101        60,413  4,362  326   
1927         73,306        68,347  4,699  260   
1928         88,398        79,133  8,919  346   
1929         98,720        85,848  12,482  390   
1930         101,119        85,604  15,068  447   
1931         94,642     7.73  79,140  15,119  383   
1932         86,781        71,982  14,390  409   
1933         86,041        71,331  14,243  467   
1934         89,369        73,444  15,456  469   
1935         93,870        76,882  16,508  480   
1936         97,468        79,538  17,401  529   
1937         100,434        81,713  18,174  547   
1938         107,191        85,244  21,342  605   
1939         113,702        88,516  24,512  674   
1940         120,514        92,814  26,985  715   
1941         126,127     6.31  96,303  29,083  741   
1942         125,482        93,103  31,489  890   
1943         127,559        92,551  34,119  889   
1944         127,416        91,828  34,883  705   
1945         130,153        92,334  37,077  742   
1946         138,868        95,764  42,110  994   
1947         155,386        105,132  48,720  1,534   
1948         173,950        115,350  56,786  1,814   
1949         200,428        130,945  67,218  2,265   
1950         230,624        150,546  77,605  2,473   
1951         259,841     3.62  168,482  88,851  2,508   
1952         291,469        189,287  99,813  2,369   
1953         318,812        207,402  109,104  2,306   
1954         338,541        222,305  114,383  1,853   
1955         356,839        236,395  118,795  1,649   
1956         381,153     2.95  256,177  123,127  1,849   
1957         405,229        276,679  126,558  1,992   
1958         430,081        294,910  132,897  2,274   
1959         456,458        315,057  138,596  2,805   
1960         486,370        339,512  143,324  3,534   
1961         509,298     2.62  356,721  148,572  4,005   
1962         535,459        376,095  154,485  4,879   
1963         560,490        393,422  161,356  5,712   
1964         583,713        408,382  167,507  7,824   
1965         606,754        424,217  173,567  8,970   
1966         638,852     2.29  445,195  182,042  11,615   
1967         676,270        470,143  193,228  12,899   
1968         703,151        486,401  202,542  14,208   
1969         735,729        508,835  210,524  16,370   
1970         768,759        530,420  218,946  19,393   
1971         813,395     2.00  557,913  231,889  23,593   
1972         864,397        588,399  251,470  24,528   
1973         933,673        627,931  278,714  27,028   
1974         1,035,562        687,345  317,743  30,474   
1975         1,073,020        715,713  327,589  29,718   
1976                            
1977                            
1978                            
1979                            
1980         1,598,912                  
1981         1,685,772     1.33            
1982         1,720,008                  
1983         1,728,975                  
1984         1,677,533                  
1985         1,675,241                  
1986         1,688,000     1.40            
1987         1,705,590                  
1988         1,772,239                  
1989         1,801,661                  
1990         1,814,225                  
1991         1,827,195     1.39            
1992         1,833,978                  
1993         1,864,163                  
1994         1,887,222                  
1995         1,891,098                  
1996         1,919,741     1.41            
1997         1,993,082                  
1998                            
1999            2,127,437               
20001,926,497  110,186  65,057  2,113,646  2,179,779               
20011,998,768  107,433  66,938  2,185,463  2,230,082  1.36            
20022,089,421  86,635  67,364  2,255,998  2,289,828  1.38            
20032,107,518  91,696  68,048  2,279,964  2,338,469  1.39            
20042,148,695  97,290  68,930  2,314,915  2,364,402  1.39        55,702   
20052,223,823  104,259  73,524  2,401,606  2,394,917  1.36        58,692   
20062,339,253  113,729  80,966  2,533,947  2,456,906  1.33        62,118   
20072,453,493  114,790  87,053  2,655,335  2,542,094  1.31        70,605   
20082,558,245  127,982  90,969  2,777,196  2,614,848  1.29        86,197   
20092,605,008  132,750  89,718  2,981,628  2,684,703  1.20        92,834   
20102,646,210  135,411  89,631  3,028,500  2,741,941  1.23        101,192   
20112,702,591  144,248  95,006  3,079,906  2,789,861  1.23        94,694   
20122,789,795  157,537  101,171  3,183,871  2,835,140  1.22        100,940   
20132,895,686  171,271  107,161  3,310,749  2,902,520  1.21        102,540   
2014         3,438,876  2,986,460           109,063   
2015         3,565,275              120,411   
 

References and Related Online Materials

Registered Vehicles up to 4.5 tonnes:See reference for "Total Number of Registered Vehicles."
Registered Trucks 4.5 tonnes to 14.9 tonnes:

See reference for "Total Number of Registered Vehicles."

Registered Trucks 15 tonnes and over:See reference for "Total Number of Registered Vehicles." 
Total Number of Registered Vehicles:

2009-2014. http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/3119.htm 

2009-2014.  http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/cansim/a26 

2000-2008: Statistics Canada (2000-2008). Number of vehicles on the registration lists by type of vehicle and jurisdiction (Table 1). Canadian Vehicle Survey - Annual (years 2000-2008). http://www.statcan.gc.ca/bsolc/olc-cel/olc-cel?catno=53-223-X&chropg=1&lang=eng (accessed May 18, 2010).

1906-1975: Motor Vehicle Registrations, Historical Statistics of Canada, 2nd Ed. Statistics Canada. 1983 (Series T147-194) http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-516-x/sectiont/4147444-eng.htm#3

1980 - 1997: Energy Statistics Handbook Feb 2001, Series CANSIM D462182

Registered Drivers:

2010-2014. http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/3119.htm 

2005-2009: Alberta Transportation. (no date). NUMBER OF LICENCED DRIVERS IN ALBERTA
AS OF MARCH 31 2005-2009. http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/Content/docType47/Production/drivers2009.pdf
(accessed May 19, 2010).

2004: Alberta Transportation. (no date). NUMBER OF LICENCED DRIVERS IN ALBERTA AS OF MARCH 31 2004 - 2008. http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/Content/docType47/Production/drivers2008.pdf (accessed May 19, 2010).

1999-2003: Alberta Transportation. (no date). NUMBER OF LICENCED DRIVERS IN ALBERTA
AS OF MARCH 31 1999 - 2003. \" href=\"http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/egovdocs/altr/2003/141177.pdf
\">http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/egovdocs/altr/2003/141177.pdf

(accessed May 19, 2010).

Number of People per Motor Vehicle:Calculated by dividing the number of people in Alberta (Canadian Census data) by the number of registered vehicles. 
Passenger Vehicles (Discontinued):

Statistics Canada, Motor Vehicle Registrations by Province 1901-1975. (Passenger and Commercial Vehicles are counted together under Total Vehicles until 1922.)
After 1975, Statistics Canada changed its classification system.

Commercial Vehicles (Discontinued):Statistics Canada Historical Series T147-194. Motor vehicle registrations, by province, 1903 to 1975. (Commercial Vehicles are part of Total Vehicle numbers up to 1922.)
After 1975, Statistics Canada changed its classification system.
Motorcycles (Discontinued):

2004-2014. http://www.transportation.alberta.ca/3119.htm 

Motor Vehicle Registrations, Historical Statistics of Canada 2nd Edition, Statistics Canada 1983 (Series T 147-194).
After 1975, Statistics Canada changed its classification system.