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Vehicle registrations - Spain. November of 2022

Fewer November passenger car sales in Spain

In November, vehicle registrations in Spain grew by 8.87% with respect to November of 2021. In total, 85,907 cars were registered and 966,535 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 8.61% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 12,686, 0.54% less than in November of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 73,221, which represents a figure of 10.27% more than in November of 2021.

Spain is the 15th-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 20.38 cars per 1,000 residents, 1.81 of them in the last month, Spain, occupies 25th 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 2012, as 809,682 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 17.31.

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.
November 202212,68673,22185,9071.81143,162825,533966,53520.38
October 202213,19265,96678,9521.66143,025818,711959,53720.23
September 202211,92267,24078,7531.66143,071811,788952,49420.08
August 202210,45751,90762,2571.31143,062804,189944,89419.92
July 202213,12173,37886,3831.82141,983799,865939,56019.81
June 202212,55089,252101,6242.14144,148810,385952,21120.07
May 202212,84484,97797,6522.06148,756817,917964,36120.33
April 202211,29069,11180,1881.69154,084828,339980,16320.66
March 202211,88059,92071,5341.51160,445837,822996,10621.00
February 202211,47162,10373,4171.55168,766863,7191,030,49121.73
January 20229,22542,37751,4431.08172,260859,8931,030,17321.72
December 202112,52486,08198,4252.08174,578859,4821,032,10721.76
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Spain - New motor vehicle registrations
Spain - New motor vehicle registrations