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Vehicle registrations - Romania. December of 2022

Romanians sales of passenger car improve

In December, vehicle registrations in Romania grew by 3.56% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 14,493 cars were registered and 150,641 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 4.63% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 2,056, 3.79% less than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 12,437, which represents a figure of 4.88% more than in December of 2021.

Romania is the 42th-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 Romanians 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 7.91 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.76 of them in the last month, Romania, occupies 60th place in the ranking.

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 Romanian 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 2010, as 119,423 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 5.91.

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

Romania - 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 20222,05612,43714,4930.7621,313129,328150,6417.91
November 20221,80811,07412,8820.6821,394128,749150,1437.88
October 20221,84010,54112,3810.6521,340129,155150,4957.90
September 20221,74111,92713,6680.7221,194128,222149,4167.85
August 20221,71112,53814,2490.7521,198125,237146,4357.69
July 20222,08012,09914,1790.7421,739128,828150,5677.91
June 20221,84211,06712,9090.6821,606132,222153,8288.08
May 20221,81710,19812,0150.6321,902133,008154,9108.13
April 20221,4048,4699,8730.5221,971131,031153,0028.03
March 20221,91511,02512,9400.6822,914129,424152,3388.00
February 20221,6128,61610,2280.5422,721126,260148,9817.82
January 20221,4879,33710,8240.5722,716124,541147,2577.73
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Romania - New motor vehicle registrations
Romania - New motor vehicle registrations