Vehicle registrations - Greece. June of 2020

Drop in number of Greeks passenger car registrations

In June, vehicle registrations in Greece fell by 35.3% with respect to June of 2019. In total, 9,054 cars were registered and 80,488 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 29.9% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 805, 6.4% less than in June of 2019.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 8,249, which represents a figure of 37.19% less than in June of 2019.

Greece is the 57th-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 Greeks 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 7.52 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.85 of them in the last month, Greece, occupies 60th 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 Greek 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 declined since 2010, as 221,446 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 19.92.

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

Greece - 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 20208058,2499,0540.857,90273,40180,4887.52
May 20205274,4975,0240.477,95778,28585,4277.98
April 20204512,4342,8850.278,23787,62095,0428.87
March 20204323,7434,1750.398,48897,489105,1629.82
February 20206897,8628,5510.808,757103,264111,20610.38
January 20207409,78510,5250.988,753102,963110,90110.36
December 20197246,5987,3220.688,764102,388110,33710.30
November 20197777,4648,2410.778,673101,127108,98510.16
October 20196767,2767,9520.748,559100,556108,30010.10
September 20195295,8996,4280.608,533100,405108,12310.08
August 20198158,512
July 20197379,59410,3310.968,188107,146115,33410.75
< 2019
Greece - New motor vehicle registrations
Greece - New motor vehicle registrations