State of the industry

Find out the latest passenger transport industry statistics.

The information on this page is current at the end of each financial quarter reported.  

If you require any information that is not featured on this page, please contact On-demand Transport to discuss your data needs. 

  On-demand booking services

ODBS illustration
ODBS illustration

722  

Total active on-demand booking service (ODBS) authorisations at the end of the December 2022 financial quarter. 

End of financial quarter Total active ODBS authorisations
December 2022 722
September 2022 706
June 2022 695
March 2022 768
December 2021 814
September 2021 817
June 2021 850
March 2021 888
December 2020 882
September 2020 872
June 2020 840
March 2020 831
December 2019 857
September 2019 821
June 2019 730
March 2019 309

 

 

Regular passenger transport service providers

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On-demand_transport_bus

14

Total authorised regular passenger transport (RPT) service providers at the end of the December 2022 financial quarter.

  Passenger transport vehicles

Number of authorised passenger transport vehicles

Passenger transport vehicles (PTVs) can be authorised in multiple categories, including: 

  • on-demand rank or hail;  
  • on-demand charter;
  • tourism passenger transport (TPT); and
  • regular passenger transport (RPT).

Therefore when reading the below data, please be aware that the total number of authorised PTVs is not equal to the sum of all categories.

All PTVs illustration
All PTVs illustration

18,492

Total active PTV authorisations at the end of the December 2022 financial quarter.

End of financial quarter Rank or hail Charter TPT RPT Rank or hail WAV* Total active PTV authorisations
December 2022 2,284 15,856 5,543 3,200 184 18,492
September 2022 2,196 14,743 5,642 3,060 180 17,310
June 2022 2,122 14,219 5,773 2,874 175 16,676
March 2022 2,172 14,127 6,026 2,789 172 16,600
December 2021 2,236 14,881 6,487 2,825 168 17,400
September 2021 2,272 15,078 6,952 2,765 167 17,621
June 2021 2,273 15,652 7,641 2,799 167 18,185
March 2021 2,268 16,060 8,270 2,744 166 18,557
December 2020 2,312 16,463 8,877 2,683 164 18,977
September 2020 2,397 16,013 9,308 2,565 164 18,613
June 2020 2,444 15,903 10,055 2,436 164 18,532
March 2020 2,580 16,197 10,993 2,250 167 18,956
December 2019 2,515 16,284 12,512 2,200 166 18,930
September 2019 2,313 15,497 13,529 1,914 144 17,878

* Wheelchair accessible vehicles (WAVs) are vehicles that meet specific safety and accessibility standards, including the installation of a ramp or hoist, and appropriate wheelchair restraints. Only WAVs with a rank or hail category of PTV authorisation can access the Taxi User Subsidy Scheme (TUSS) in WA.

Passenger transport drivers

Number of authorised passenger transport drivers 

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passenger_transport_driver_graphic

34,037

Total active passenger transport driver (PTD) authorisations at the end of the December 2022 financial quarter.

 

End of financial quarter Total active PTD authorisation
December 2022 34,037
September 2022 32,824
June 2022 31,885
March 2022 31,485
December 2021 31,253
September 2021 29,628
June 2021 24,338
March 2021 17,660
December 2020 13,071
September 2020 7,513
Page last updated: Tue Jan 10 2023 1:35:08 PM