Vehicle registrations - Bulgaria. September of 2016

Bulgarians sales of private cars improve

In September, vehicle registrations in Bulgaria grew by 15.01% with respect to September of 2015. In total, 30,707 cars were registered and 30,707 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 15.01% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 4,786, 8.53% more than in September of 2015.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 2,147, which represents a figure of 14.69% more than in September of 2015.

Bulgaria is one of the countries where the least number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 36 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Bulgarians 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 4.29 cars per 1,000 residents, 4.29 of them in the last month, Bulgaria, occupies one of the final places in the ranking, meaning that its population is among those in the table with the least spending power.

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.

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

Bulgaria - 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
September 20163662,1472,5130.354,78625,92130,7074.29
August 20163402,0292,3690.334,83125,64630,4774.26
July 20163802,1722,5520.364,78325,22430,0074.19
June 20164532,4402,8930.404,76325,11329,8764.18
May 20163212,3492,6700.374,82125,21330,0344.20
April 20163692,1732,5420.364,81124,85929,6704.15
March 20164852,2302,7150.384,76224,68429,4464.12
February 20163951,6612,0560.294,72424,56229,2864.09
January 20162771,5081,7850.254,62724,38229,0094.05
December 20155813,1413,7220.524,72124,29329,0144.06
November 20154762,1302,6060.364,52523,08427,6093.83
October 20153431,9412,2840.324,39322,54926,9423.74
Bulgaria - New motor vehicle registrations