Vehicle registrations - Sweden. March of 2017

Swedes car registrations rise

In March, vehicle registrations in Sweden grew by 8.33% with respect to March of 2016. In total, 439,766 cars were registered and 439,766 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 8.33% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 61,273, 14.82% more than in March of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 38,387, which represents a figure of 10.59% more than in March of 2016.

Sweden is the 15th-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 Swedes 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 44.64 cars per 1,000 residents, 44.64 of them in the last month, Sweden, occupies 10th place, so, compared to the other countries in the ranking, its population has a good standard of living.

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 Swedish 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 338,544 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 37.15.

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

Sweden - 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 20176,50938,38744,8964.5661,273378,493439,76644.64
February 20174,40427,73532,1393.2659,982374,818434,80044.14
January 20174,07323,28227,3552.7860,305373,952434,25744.08
December 20166,03537,28143,3164.4059,500372,318431,81843.83
November 20165,12931,80136,9303.7558,710368,577427,28743.37
October 20164,64131,84036,4813.7058,051368,128426,17943.26
September 20165,42632,29237,7183.8358,366367,851426,21743.27
August 20165,88127,31633,1973.3757,558365,212422,77042.92
July 20163,23024,19727,4272.7855,807364,773420,58042.69
June 20165,39936,30741,7064.2355,214364,715419,92942.63
May 20165,05434,47539,5294.0154,376360,665415,04142.13
April 20165,49233,58039,0723.9753,859355,648409,50741.57
Sweden - New motor vehicle registrations