In March, vehicle registrations in Bulgaria grew by 40.37% with respect to March of 2020. In total, 2,980 cars were registered and 29,469 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 16.9% less than the year before.
The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of March is:
- Commercial vehicles sold: 825, 60.51% more than in March of 2020.
- Passenger cars regitrations: 2,155, which represents a figure of 33.93% more than in March of 2020.
Bulgaria is the 74th-placed country in ranking of 137 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 4.24 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.43 of them in the last month, Bulgaria, occupies 71th 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 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 grown since 2011, as 19,492 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 2.64.
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.