Vehicle registrations - Bulgaria. June of 2017

Bulgarians car registrations rise

In June, vehicle registrations in Bulgaria grew by 13.96% with respect to June of 2016. In total, 34,048 cars were registered and 34,048 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 13.96% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 5,290, 11.06% more than in June of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 3,206, which represents a figure of 31.39% more than in June of 2016.

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 4.79 cars per 1,000 residents, 4.79 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.

Changes in Bulgarian 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 declined since 2007, as 47,423 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 6.26.

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.
< 2016
June 20175733,2063,7790.535,29028,75834,0484.79
May 20175572,4573,0140.425,17027,99233,1624.67
April 20174232,4792,9020.414,93427,88432,8184.62
March 20174003,0053,4050.484,88027,57832,4584.57
February 20174721,8002,2720.324,96526,80331,7684.47
January 20172751,8022,0770.294,88826,66431,5524.44
December 20164393,5553,9940.564,89026,37031,2604.40
November 20166351,9832,6180.375,03225,95630,9884.33
October 20164302,1232,5530.364,87326,10330,9764.33
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
Bulgaria - New motor vehicle registrations