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Vehicle registrations - Romania. May of 2022

Romanians passenger car registrations rise

In May, vehicle registrations in Romania grew by 18.88% with respect to May of 2021. In total, 12,015 cars were registered and 154,910 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 7.83% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 1,817, 3.66% less than in May of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 10,198, which represents a figure of 24.05% more than in May 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 8.07 cars per 1,000 residents, 0.63 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.
May 20221,81710,19812,0150.6321,902133,008154,9108.07
April 20221,4048,4699,8730.5121,971131,031153,0027.97
March 20221,91511,02512,9400.6722,914129,424152,3387.93
February 20221,6128,61610,2280.5322,721126,260148,9817.76
January 20221,4879,33710,8240.5622,716124,541147,2577.67
December 20212,13711,85813,9950.7322,772121,208143,9807.50
November 20211,75411,48013,2340.6922,929125,324148,2537.72
October 20211,6949,60811,3020.5922,784127,097149,8817.81
September 20211,7458,94210,6870.5622,601130,012152,6137.95
August 20212,25216,12918,3810.9622,305131,948154,2538.03
July 20211,94715,49317,4400.9121,740126,976148,7167.74
June 20212,13811,85313,9910.7321,347124,433145,7807.59
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Romania - New motor vehicle registrations
Romania - New motor vehicle registrations