The number of auto-rickshaw registration in Bangladesh was nearly halved showing a drastic decline in 2020 compared to that of 2019.
A total of 16,724 auto-rickshaws were registered in 2020 while it was 29,807 in 2019, according to Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) statistics.
However, the transport regulator did not mention any reason for such a decrease in registration.
Of the total, 114 auto-rickshaws were registered in 2020 and 6,839 in 2019 in Dhaka, the BRTA data revealed.
Besides, 5,637 such vehicles were registered in 2018, the regulator’s data showed.