Diesel engines in London

Meeting:

Mayor's Question Time

Date:

Wednesday, 04 July 2012

Reference:

Question 2012/1894

Main question

Jenny Jones

What percentage of cars in London had diesel engines in each year from 2000 and 2011 inclusive?

Answer

The Mayor

The percentage of cars licensed in Greater London that use diesel has increased from 6.9% to 21.7% between 2000 and 2011. The full table is below.

Year % Cars that use diesel fuel
2000 6.9
2001 7.5
2002 8.2
2003 9.2
2004 10.4
2005 11.7
2006 13.2
2007 14.8
2008 16.6
2009 17.9
2010 19.7
2011 21.7