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Vehicle registrations - Brazil. May of 2024

Brazilians passenger car registrations rise

In May, vehicle registrations in Brazil grew by 10.05% with respect to May of 2023. In total, 194,256 cars were registered and 2,429,329 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 11.77% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 50,204, 2.42% more than in May of 2023.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 144,052, which represents a figure of 12.97% more than in May of 2023.

Brazil is among the ten countries where the greatest number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 137 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Brazilians 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 11.96 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.96 of them in the last month, Brazil, occupies 48th place in the ranking.

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 Brazilian 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 2014, as 3,686,281 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 18.43.

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

Brazil - 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.
May 202450,204144,052194,2560.96614,3921,814,9372,429,32911.96
April 202456,457164,385220,8421.09613,2041,798,3932,411,59711.88
March 202449,813137,918187,7310.92599,3001,752,1852,351,48511.58
February 202444,888120,337165,2250.81602,2171,760,5112,362,72811.64
January 202443,092118,523161,6150.80591,4151,736,0372,327,45211.46
December 202360,776187,783248,5591.22587,2891,721,4002,308,68911.37
November 202351,931160,718212,6491.05579,2451,697,8082,277,05311.21
October 202354,650163,198217,8481.07572,6051,695,8102,268,41511.17
September 202352,022145,717197,7390.97561,9701,669,5042,231,47410.99
August 202354,243153,500207,7431.02560,7601,666,9532,227,71310.97
July 202348,825176,769225,5941.11560,3711,668,2062,228,57710.97
June 202347,491142,037189,5280.93558,1091,626,8682,184,97710.76
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Brazil - New motor vehicle registrations
Brazil - New motor vehicle registrations