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Vehicle registrations - Lithuania. December of 2022

Drop in number of Lithuanians passenger car registrations

In December, vehicle registrations in Lithuania fell by 20.47% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 2,086 cars were registered and 38,905 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 9% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 629, 25.12% less than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 1,457, which represents a figure of 18.28% less than in December of 2021.

Lithuania is the 69th-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 Lithuanians 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 13.62 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.73 of them in the last month, Lithuania, occupies 45th 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 Lithuanian 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 16,669 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 5.61.

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

Lithuania - 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 20226291,4572,0860.7313,36725,53838,90513.62
November 20221,1931,7712,9641.0613,57825,86439,44214.06
October 20221,6011,7093,3101.1813,38225,85439,23613.98
September 20221,6802,2183,8981.3912,58725,69338,28013.64
August 20221,2972,2473,5441.2611,78425,49737,28113.29
July 20221,1492,1363,2851.1711,18825,62136,80913.12
June 20221,1282,5203,6481.3010,79526,73737,53213.38
May 20221,2152,6303,8451.3710,83127,70538,53613.73
April 20229052,3493,2541.1610,96129,00839,96914.24
March 20221,0832,3503,4331.2210,84830,27241,12014.65
February 20226761,9042,5800.9210,74930,99541,74414.88
January 20228112,2473,0581.0911,18531,32642,51115.15
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Lithuania - New motor vehicle registrations
Lithuania - New motor vehicle registrations