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Vehicle registrations - Hungary. January of 2021

Fewer January passenger car sales in Hungary

In January, vehicle registrations in Hungary fell by 10.68% with respect to January of 2020. In total, 10,991 cars were registered and 152,646 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 11.3% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 2,124, 3.1% less than in January of 2020.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 8,867, which represents a figure of 12.32% less than in January of 2020.

Hungary is the 46th-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 Hungarians 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 15.62 cars per 1,000 residents, 1.13 of them in the last month, Hungary, occupies 39th 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 Hungarian 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 2011, as 56,310 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 5.64.

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

Hungary - 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.
January 20212,1248,86710,9911.1325,882126,764152,64615.62
December 20202,90212,71315,6151.6025,950128,010153,96015.76
November 20202,75113,26516,0161.6426,170131,436157,60616.13
October 20202,34711,94614,2931.4626,232132,386158,61816.24
September 20202,20111,44913,6501.4026,404132,891159,29516.31
August 20201,91110,92412,8351.3125,795
July 20201,99712,04714,0441.4426,812120,173144,05714.75
June 20202,05210,35512,4071.2727,331123,744148,14715.16
May 20201,4666,4727,9380.8128,325126,966152,36315.60
April 20201,5966,1707,7660.7930,043134,701161,81616.56
March 20202,32811,47813,8061.4131,174140,943169,18917.32
February 20202,20711,07813,2851.3631,760142,856171,68817.57
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Hungary - New motor vehicle registrations
Hungary - New motor vehicle registrations