Vehicle registrations - Hungary. February of 2017

Hungarians sales of private cars improve

In February, vehicle registrations in Hungary grew by 22.6% with respect to February of 2016. In total, 125,610 cars were registered and 125,610 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 22.6% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 26,857, 12.51% more than in February of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 8,000, which represents a figure of 20.75% more than in February of 2016.

Hungary is the 24th-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 Hungarians 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 12.78 cars per 1,000 residents, 12.78 of them in the last month, Hungary, 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 Hungarian 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 207,810 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 20.64.

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

Hungary - 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
February 20171,7508,0009,7500.9926,85798,753125,61012.78
January 20171,5666,4187,9840.8127,11297,378124,49012.66
December 20163,1519,75012,9011.3127,23996,527123,76612.59
November 20162,5989,41212,0101.2227,20393,871121,07412.32
October 20162,0607,95310,0131.0227,08291,049118,13112.02
September 20162,0618,22910,2901.0527,30891,288118,59612.06
August 20162,4527,1819,6330.9827,03489,329116,36311.84
July 20161,9488,06410,0121.0225,96687,145113,11111.51
June 20162,3899,68512,0741.2325,77686,093111,86911.38
May 20162,1768,50610,6821.0925,30083,756109,05611.09
April 20162,2988,06110,3591.0524,68981,117105,80610.76
March 20162,4087,4949,9021.0124,13379,793103,92610.57
Hungary - New motor vehicle registrations