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Vehicle registrations - Bulgaria. December of 2022

Bulgarians passenger car registrations rise

In December, vehicle registrations in Bulgaria grew by 4.46% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 2,575 cars were registered and 37,495 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 8.77% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 566, 17.37% less than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 2,009, which represents a figure of 12.87% more than in December of 2021.

Bulgaria is the 70th-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 5.82 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.4 of them in the last month, Bulgaria, occupies 65th 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 2012, as 24,040 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 3.3.

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.

Bulgaria - 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.
December 20225662,0092,5750.408,81128,68437,4955.82
November 20228012,3163,1170.468,93028,45537,3855.47
October 20228212,3843,2050.478,94928,05437,0035.41
September 20226362,1172,7530.408,81327,47236,2855.31
August 20226742,4803,1540.468,97826,80135,7795.23
July 20228792,7393,6180.539,06326,22635,2895.16
June 20229322,9183,8500.569,26426,25035,5145.19
May 20227492,6903,4390.509,45926,28535,7445.23
April 20226642,3573,0210.449,56425,58435,1485.14
March 20227742,6973,4710.519,81525,62735,4425.18
February 20225811,9432,5240.379,86625,08534,9515.11
January 20227342,0342,7680.409,92924,80234,7315.08
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Bulgaria - New motor vehicle registrations
Bulgaria - New motor vehicle registrations