UK Agricultural Tractor Registrations – 2019 registrations by power and region
As previously reported, overall 2019 registrations of agricultural tractors (over 50hp) were up 2%, compared with 2018.
However, there were mixed trends for different power bands. In contrast to most recent years, the number of registrations of high-powered machines, over 240hp, was lower than the previous years. There was also declines in the middle of the power range (120-150hp) and among machines between 80 and 110hp. Most other power bands saw modest increases.
The total power of machines registered in 2019 topped 2 million horsepower for the second year in a row. However, the average power dropped slightly in 2019, to 164.8hp (166.6hp in 2018) due to the reduced registrations of the highest-powered machines.
At regional level, the number of tractors registered in the Midlands and North of England in 2019 was lower than in 2018, most notably in the East Midlands which had experienced a big increase during the previous year. However, most southern English regions saw increases as did Scotland and Northern Ireland, while the total for Wales was little changed.
Source: Agricultural Engineers Association