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Vehicle registrations - Spain. October of 2023

More October passenger car were sold in Spain

In October, vehicle registrations in Spain grew by 19.88% with respect to October of 2022. In total, 94,644 cars were registered and 1,105,060 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 15.17% more than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 16,752, 26.99% more than in October of 2022.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 77,892, which represents a figure of 18.08% more than in October of 2022.

Spain is the 13th-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 Spaniards 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 22.87 cars per 1,000 residents, 1.96 of them in the last month, Spain, occupies 23th 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 Spanish 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 2013, as 800,894 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 17.19.

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

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DateCommercial vehicles MonthPassengers vehicles MonthMonthly vehicle salesMonthly Vehicles/ 1,000 p.Commercial vehicles YearPassengers vehicles YearAnnual vehicle salesAnnual Vehicles/ 1,000 p.
October 202316,75277,89294,6441.96171,747936,4271,105,06022.87
September 202313,39968,80381,5691.69168,187924,5021,089,36822.54
August 202311,59455,95767,4231.40166,710922,9391,086,55222.48
July 202315,49381,20596,5182.00165,573918,8891,081,38622.38
June 202317,842101,085118,6212.45163,209911,0621,071,25122.17
May 202314,53492,025106,2922.21157,917899,2291,054,25421.94
April 202312,83674,74987,3071.82156,236892,1991,045,61421.76
March 202316,45599,524115,5252.40154,691886,5621,038,49521.61
February 202313,42474,00187,2001.81150,116846,957994,50420.70
January 202312,12164,03875,9771.58148,163835,058980,72120.41
December 202214,43373,92788,0771.83145,267813,397956,18719.90
November 202212,86473,22185,9071.80143,358825,551966,53520.22
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Spain - New motor vehicle registrations
Spain - New motor vehicle registrations