In December, vehicle registrations in Czechia fell by 12.14% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 17,373 cars were registered and 219,178 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 7.21% less than the year before.
The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of December is:
- Commercial vehicles sold: 2,820, 20.9% less than in December of 2021.
- Passenger cars regitrations: 14,553, which represents a figure of 10.21% less than in December of 2021.
Czechia is the 36th-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 Czechs 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 20.84 cars per 1,000 residents, 1.65 of them in the last month, Czechia, occupies 24th 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.
Changes in Czech 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 193,404 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 18.39.
Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in Czechia. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Czechia in en Czech economy.