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Vehicle registrations - Greece. June of 2017

Greeks sales of private cars improve

In June, vehicle registrations in Greece grew by 3% with respect to June of 2016. In total, 88,567 cars were registered and 88,567 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 3% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 6,751, 14.17% more than in June of 2016.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 10,141, which represents a figure of 14.42% more than in June of 2016.

Greece is the 27th-placed country in ranking of 36 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 8.23 cars per 1,000 residents, 8.23 of them in the last month, Greece, occupies one of the final places in the ranking, meaning that its population is among those in the table with the least spending power.

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 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 2007, as 300,281 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 27.21.

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.
< 2016
June 201768410,14110,8251.016,75181,81688,5678.23
May 201780410,66611,4701.076,79480,53887,3328.12
April 20174818,4528,9330.836,61583,36189,9768.36
March 20175699,44510,0140.936,73184,64491,3758.49
February 20175745,1925,7660.546,54681,51588,0618.19
January 20176986,4607,1580.676,26279,63385,8957.98
December 20164384,7655,2030.486,13478,87385,0077.90
November 20165615,8976,4580.606,33580,92487,2598.09
October 20165024,9955,4970.516,26780,88687,1538.08
September 20164214,5955,0160.476,30180,83787,1388.08
August 20164694,1744,6430.436,31081,36787,6778.13
July 20165507,0347,5840.706,15081,66387,8138.14
Greece - New motor vehicle registrations