Vehicle registrations - Romania. October of 2016

Romanians car registrations rise

In October, vehicle registrations in Romania grew by 22.85% with respect to October of 2015. In total, 115,352 cars were registered and 115,352 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 22.85% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 22,648, 24.34% more than in October of 2015.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 7,951, which represents a figure of 5.14% more than in October of 2015.

Romania is the 25th-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 Romanians 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 5.81 cars per 1,000 residents, 5.81 of them in the last month, Romania, 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 Romania. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Romania in en Romanian economy.

Romania - 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 20161,7247,9519,6750.4922,64892,704115,3525.81
September 20162,1729,36111,5330.5822,75092,315115,0655.79
August 20161,85012,41114,2610.7222,58388,706111,2895.60
July 20161,84010,76812,6080.6322,29683,657105,9535.33
June 20161,8235,4627,2850.3722,17082,142104,3125.25
May 20161,9866,3458,3310.4222,10985,310107,4195.41
April 20161,9356,1748,1090.4121,66184,892106,5535.36
March 20161,9826,5728,5540.4321,07284,200105,2725.30
February 20161,8045,0996,9030.3520,38882,986103,3745.20
January 20161,6335,8007,4330.3719,75082,003101,7535.12
December 20151,8898,73910,6280.5319,33781,181100,5185.06
November 20152,0108,02210,0320.5018,69278,03796,7294.87
Romania - New motor vehicle registrations