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Vehicle registrations - Sweden. December of 2022

Drop in number of Swedes passenger car registrations

In December, vehicle registrations in Sweden grew by 29.38% with respect to December of 2021. In total, 40,274 cars were registered and 329,868 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 4.08% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 4,798, 36.19% more than in December of 2021.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 35,476, which represents a figure of 28.51% more than in December of 2021.

Sweden is the 31th-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 Swedes 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 31.35 cars per 1,000 residents, 3.83 of them in the last month, Sweden, occupies 12th 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 Swedish 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 326,440 were produced that year although there has been a drop in the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 34.16.

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

Sweden - 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 20224,79835,47640,2743.8341,781288,087329,86831.35
November 20224,10725,58829,6952.8440,506280,216320,72230.68
October 20223,33222,38325,7152.4639,301275,684314,98530.14
September 20223,92422,04825,9722.4838,851273,263312,11429.86
August 20223,70620,57624,2822.3238,372273,849312,22129.87
July 20221,81917,83419,6531.8837,773273,081310,85429.74
June 20223,28626,08829,3742.8137,843272,025309,86829.65
May 20223,80326,41330,2162.8938,310282,032320,34230.65
April 20223,53721,94225,4792.4437,954279,946317,90030.41
March 20224,01628,71032,7263.1337,036279,877316,91330.32
February 20223,00821,13624,1442.3142,313298,627340,94032.62
January 20222,44519,89322,3382.1442,646300,328342,97432.81
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Sweden - New motor vehicle registrations
Sweden - New motor vehicle registrations