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Vehicle registrations - Luxembourg. May of 2020

Fewer May passenger car sales in Luxembourg

In May, vehicle registrations in Luxembourg fell by 44.01% with respect to May of 2019. In total, 3,400 cars were registered and 45,566 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 24.42% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 359, 45.44% less than in May of 2019.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 3,041, which represents a figure of 43.84% less than in May of 2019.

Luxembourg is the 67th-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 Luxembourgers 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 72.78 cars per 1,000 residents, 5.43 of them in the last month, Luxembourg, occupies pole position, which tells us that its population enjoys a high standard of living.

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 Luxembourg 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 53,459 were registered that year, as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 106.48.

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

Luxembourg - 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.
May 20203593,0413,4005.435,56740,43345,56672.78
April 20201901,1921,3822.215,86642,80748,23977.05
March 20203362,7983,1345.016,28847,25753,11184.83
February 20204984,7955,2938.456,65850,08056,30489.93
January 20206334,3194,9527.916,66350,32656,55590.33
December 20193473,1273,4745.556,56450,21256,34289.99
November 20195103,9524,4627.276,59349,70055,85990.99
October 20195904,8915,4818.936,63749,27755,48090.37
September 20194793,3083,7876.176,65648,68454,90689.44
August 20194346,614
July 20195423,8114,3537.096,65952,15958,81895.81
June 20196495,1995,8489.536,65253,27959,93197.62
< 2019
Luxembourg - New motor vehicle registrations
Luxembourg - New motor vehicle registrations