In January, vehicle registrations in Croatia fell by 21.72% with respect to January of 2020. In total, 3,496 cars were registered and 42,835 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 35.8% less than the year before.
The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of January is:
- Commercial vehicles sold: 598, 21% less than in January of 2020.
- Passenger cars regitrations: 2,898, which represents a figure of 21.87% less than in January of 2020.
Croatia is the 67th-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 Croatians 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 10.56 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.86 of them in the last month, Croatia, occupies 50th place in the ranking.
As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has fallen in the last year. A drop in registrations generally indicates a fall in consumer confidence and, when it is sustained, a recession in the real economy.
Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in Croatia. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Croatia in en Croatian economy.