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Vehicle registrations - Estonia. December of 2022

Drop in number of Estonians passenger car registrations

In December, vehicle registrations in Estonia grew by 108.12% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 2,768 cars were registered and 26,763 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 2.75% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 478, 55.7% more than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 2,290, which represents a figure of 123.85% more than in December of 2021.

Estonia is the 77th-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 Estonians 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 20.1 cars per 1,000 residents, 2.08 of them in the last month, Estonia, occupies 26th 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 Estonian 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 23,073 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 17.48.

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

Estonia - 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 20224782,2902,7682.085,19221,57126,76320.10
November 20224201,4281,8481.395,02120,30425,32519.02
October 20223741,6722,0461.544,98320,31725,30019.00
September 20224581,8102,2681.704,95319,98424,93718.72
August 20224191,7282,1471.614,87319,95124,82418.64
July 20223751,5691,9441.464,87219,72824,60018.47
June 20224371,9312,3681.784,83620,47025,30619.00
May 20224312,1742,6051.964,91521,15026,06519.57
April 20224341,7782,2121.664,99521,18226,17719.66
March 20224712,0582,5291.905,08121,79926,88020.18
February 20223901,4091,7991.355,15921,85727,01620.29
January 20225051,7242,2291.675,17422,07827,25220.46
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Estonia - New motor vehicle registrations
Estonia - New motor vehicle registrations