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Vehicle registrations - Austria. October of 2016

Austrians sales of private cars improve

In October, vehicle registrations in Austria grew by 8.11% with respect to October of 2015. In total, 369,123 cars were registered and 369,123 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 8.11% more than the year before.

The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of October is:

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 44,459, 10.89% more than in October of 2015.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 26,273, which represents a figure of 4.47% more than in October of 2015.

Austria is the 16th-placed country in ranking of 36 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Austrians residents, when compared to the other countries in the ranking, is the number of vehicles sold or registered per thousand residents in the last year. With annual sales of 42.82 cars per 1,000 residents, 42.82 of them in the last month, Austria, occupies 11th place in the ranking.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has grown in the last year. The increase in this figure is positive, as it generally indicates improved public confidence in the country's economy.

Changes in Austrian vehicle registration numbers are shown in the tables below. As several studies indicate, these changes are very much related to changes in GDP and, hence, to a country's economic situation. Sales have grown since 2006, as 345,410 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 41.85.

Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in Austria. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Austria in en Austrian economy.

Austria - New motor vehicle registrations
DateCommercial vehicles MonthPassengers vehicles MonthMonthly vehicle salesMonthly Vehicles/ 1,000 p.Commercial vehicles YearPassengers vehicles YearAnnual vehicle salesAnnual Vehicles/ 1,000 p.
< 2015
October 20163,26826,27329,5413.4344,459324,664369,12342.82
September 20163,60829,83633,4443.8844,885323,540368,42542.74
August 20164,04523,69027,7353.2244,985319,670364,65542.30
July 20163,61626,88230,4983.5443,945318,657362,60242.06
June 20164,53533,75138,2864.4444,036318,692362,72842.07
May 20163,60328,46232,0653.7243,269315,403358,67241.60
April 20164,24331,10235,3454.1042,898313,458356,35641.34
March 20164,58731,94136,5284.2442,643311,856354,49941.12
February 20163,53922,49526,0343.0241,983311,001352,98440.94
January 20162,97524,01926,9943.1341,168309,147350,31540.64
December 20153,03922,83225,8713.0041,042308,555349,59740.55
November 20153,40123,38126,7823.1240,650303,114343,76440.08
Austria - New motor vehicle registrations