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Vehicle registrations - France. June of 2017

French passenger car registrations rise

In June, vehicle registrations in France grew by 1.75% with respect to June of 2016. In total, 283,154 cars were registered and 2,525,914 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 2.79% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 52,228, 2.55% more than in June of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 230,926, which represents a figure of 1.57% more than in June of 2016.

France is among the ten countries where the greatest number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 35 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by French 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 37.69 cars per 1,000 residents, 4.22 of them in the last month, France, occupies 14th 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 French 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 2007, as 2,473,224 were produced that year although there has been a drop in the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 38.86.

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

France - 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.
June 201752,228230,926283,1544.22477,8992,048,0152,525,91437.69
May 201741,430191,416232,8463.47476,5992,044,4422,521,04137.61
April 201740,919171,871212,7903.17473,5822,028,8572,502,43937.34
March 201749,819226,134275,9534.12473,7572,039,8492,513,60637.50
February 201738,391161,874200,2652.99467,7652,024,9692,492,73437.19
January 201735,219153,046188,2652.81466,4692,029,8232,496,29237.24
December 201645,707194,372240,0793.58463,2952,015,1772,478,47236.98
November 201640,330163,161203,4913.05462,0082,004,5252,466,53336.95
October 201637,787155,194192,9812.89456,7471,991,6982,448,44536.68
September 201640,090168,820208,9103.13459,0021,998,2412,457,24336.81
August 201623,16498,211121,3751.82459,4641,994,1902,453,65436.75
July 201632,815132,990165,8052.48456,1261,988,0272,444,15336.61
< 2016
France - New motor vehicle registrations
France - New motor vehicle registrations