Vehicle registrations - Austria. March of 2017

Austrians car registrations rise

In March, vehicle registrations in Austria grew by 8.91% with respect to March of 2016. In total, 386,098 cars were registered and 386,098 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 8.91% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 46,456, 8.94% more than in March of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 36,830, which represents a figure of 15.31% more than in March of 2016.

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 44.43 cars per 1,000 residents, 44.43 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 2007, as 345,639 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 41.73.

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.
< 2016
March 20175,69636,83042,5264.8946,456339,642386,09844.43
February 20173,48225,31128,7933.3145,347334,753380,10043.73
January 20173,43826,35229,7903.4345,404331,937377,34143.42
December 20163,15425,66228,8163.3244,941329,604374,54543.10
November 20163,76825,49129,2593.3744,826326,774371,60042.76
October 20163,26826,27329,5413.4044,459324,664369,12342.48
September 20163,60829,83633,4443.8544,885323,540368,42542.40
August 20164,04523,69027,7353.1944,985319,670364,65541.96
July 20163,61626,88230,4983.5143,945318,657362,60241.73
June 20164,53533,75138,2864.4144,036318,692362,72841.74
May 20163,60328,46232,0653.6943,269315,403358,67241.27
April 20164,24331,10235,3454.0742,898313,458356,35641.01
Austria - New motor vehicle registrations