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Vehicle registrations - Norway. December of 2022

Norwegians passenger car registrations fall in December

In December, vehicle registrations in Norway grew by 80.27% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 43,834 cars were registered and 210,007 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 3.43% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 4,337, 15.68% more than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 39,497, which represents a figure of 92.04% more than in December of 2021.

Norway is the 38th-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 Norwegians 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 38.26 cars per 1,000 residents, 7.99 of them in the last month, Norway, occupies 6th place, so, compared to the other countries in the ranking, its population has a good standard of living.

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 Norwegian 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 176,909 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 35.02.

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

Norway - 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 20224,33739,49743,8347.9935,678174,329210,00738.26
November 20222,98619,51322,4994.1535,090155,399190,48935.11
October 20222,87712,55815,4352.8534,839151,160185,99934.28
September 20223,31614,64617,9623.3134,825150,181185,00634.10
August 20223,82412,36316,1872.9834,763153,527188,29034.71
July 20221,9417,2479,1881.6934,709157,591192,30035.45
June 20223,36614,90118,2673.3735,538160,851196,38936.20
May 20222,80411,53714,3412.6436,599166,342202,94137.41
April 20222,7449,72512,4692.3037,315168,868206,18338.00
March 20223,05816,23819,2963.5638,628172,309210,93738.88
February 20222,4018,14710,5481.9439,516171,392210,90838.88
January 20222,0247,9579,9811.8440,315173,932214,24739.49
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Norway - New motor vehicle registrations
Norway - New motor vehicle registrations