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Vehicle registrations - United States. November of 2020

Americans passenger car registrations fall in November

In November, vehicle registrations in United States fell by 15.32% with respect to November of 2019. In total, 1,218,030 cars were registered and 14,743,349 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 16.17% less than the year before.

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

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 941,155, 13.36% less than in November of 2019.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 276,875, which represents a figure of 21.38% less than in November of 2019.

United States is among the ten countries where the greatest number of cars have been registered in the last year, in ranking of 137 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Americans 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 45.04 cars per 1,000 residents, 3.72 of them in the last month, United States, occupies third place, so, compared to the other countries in the ranking, its population has a good standard of living.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has fallen in the last year. A drop in registrations generally indicates a fall in consumer confidence and, when it is sustained, a recession in the real economy.

Changes in American 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 11,658,724 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 38.

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

United States - 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.
November 2020941,155276,8751,218,0303.7211,303,1473,440,20214,743,34945.04
October 20201,077,300314,1821,391,4824.2511,448,2563,515,50714,963,76345.71
September 20201,074,659304,6661,379,3254.2111,407,8463,544,60914,952,45545.68
August 20201,054,413299,5311,353,9444.1411,309,7373,579,07114,888,80845.48
July 2020966,221294,6761,260,8973.8511,506,7963,713,40715,220,20346.49
June 2020873,005256,9371,129,9423.4511,601,9193,801,29015,403,20947.05
May 2020891,573254,6491,146,2223.5011,844,2333,983,78115,828,01448.35
April 2020565,360163,602728,9622.2312,126,1664,183,70016,309,86649.82
March 2020762,804262,2621,025,0663.1312,538,3194,415,28116,953,60051.79
February 20201,037,005346,1831,383,1884.2312,935,7054,635,57517,571,28053.68
January 2020874,931292,9301,167,8613.5712,821,7984,654,57217,476,37053.39
December 20191,184,721373,7091,558,4304.7612,764,9994,715,00517,480,00453.40
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United States - New motor vehicle registrations
United States - New motor vehicle registrations