List of countries by vehicles per capita

China became the world's largest new car market in 2009

This article is a list of countries by the number of road motor vehicles per 1,000 inhabitants. This includes cars, vans, buses, and freight and other trucks; but excludes motorcycles and other two-wheelers.

The People's Republic of China has the largest fleet of motor vehicles in the world, with 340 million motor vehicles in 2019 including 250 million cars,[1] and in 2009 became the world's largest new car market as well.[2][3] In 2011, a total of 80 million cars and commercial vehicles were built, led by China, with 18.4 million motor vehicles manufactured.[4]

# Country or region Motor vehicles
per 1,000 people
Total Year
1  San Marino 1,263 2013[5]
2  Monaco 899 2013[5]
3  New Zealand 860 4,240,000 2018[6]
4  United States 838 272,480,899[7] 2017
5  Iceland 824 278,924[8][9] 2016
6  Liechtenstein 773 2016[10]
7  Finland 752 4,151,275 2019[11]
8  Australia 730 19,200,000[12] 2018
9  Brunei 721 300,897[8] 2015
10   Switzerland 716 6,113,791[13] 2018
11  Canada 685 25,060,399 [14] 2018
12  Guam 677 2014[15]
13  Luxembourg 670 403,282 2017[16]
14  Spain 648 23,500,401 2017[16]
15  Italy 625 37,876,138 2016[16]
16  Japan 615 77,938,515[17] 2018
17  Malta 613 291,664 2017[16]
18  Poland 593 22,503,579 2017[16]
19  Germany 561 46,474,594 2017[16]
20  Austria 555 4,898,578 2017[16]
21  Estonia 550 725,944 2017[16]
N/A  European Union 543 294,886,307[8] 2015/2016
23  Slovenia 541 1,117,935 2017[16]
24  Czech Republic 539 5,538,222 2017[16]
25  Norway 514 2,719,396 2017[16]
26  Cyprus 509 526,617 2017[16]
27  Belgium 508 5,785,447 2017[16]
28  Portugal 492 5,059,472 2017[16]
29  Netherlands 487 8,373,244 2017[16]
29  Greece 487 5,235,928 2017[16]
30  Libya 483 2017[16]
31  Sweden 479 4,844,823 2017[16]
32  France[18] 478 32,005,986 2017[16]
33  Kuwait 477 1,876,188[8] 2015
34  South Korea 475 23,444,165[19] 2019
35  United Kingdom 471 31,200,182 2017[16]
36  Lithuania 463 1,356,987 2017[16]
37  Ireland 444 2,142,390 2017[16]
38  Denmark 438 2,530,047 2017[16]
39  Malaysia 433 13,308,716[8] 2015
40  Bahrain 422 578,471[8] 2015
41  Qatar 411 1,020,000[8] 2015
42  Slovakia 408 2,223,117 2017[16]
43  Bulgaria 393 2,770,615 2017[16]
44  Croatia 389 1,596,087 2017[16]
45  Barbados 387 110,000[8] 2015
46  Israel 384 3,373,139[20] 2017[21]
47  Russia 373 54,779,626 2018[22]
48  Belarus 369 3,501,981[8] 2015
49  Syria 368 6,900,000[8] 2015
50  Latvia 356 689,536 2017[16]
51  Hungary 355 3,471,997 2017[16]
52  Brazil 350 74,454,951[23] 2019
53  Suriname 349 193,000[8] 2015
54  Taiwan 333 7,842,423[24] 2016[24]
55  Montenegro 326 202,322 2016[25]
56  Argentina 316 13,726,226[8] 2015
57  Mexico 297 37,353,597[8] 2015
58  Trinidad and Tobago 292 397,000[8] 2015>
59  Serbia 288 2,052,067 2015[26]
60  Georgia 281 1,043,900[8] 2015
61  Uruguay 280 960,000[8] 2015
62  Romania 261 5,155,000 2015[16]
63  Bosnia and Herzegovina 258 910,969[8] 2015
64  Kazakhstan 251 4,397,354[8] 2015
65  United Arab Emirates 234 2,140,000[8] 2015
66  Oman 233 980,000[8] 2015
67  Chile 230 4,444,941[8] 2015
67  Antigua and Barbuda 230 2009[5]
68  Thailand 226 15,490,503[8] 2015
69  Costa Rica 224 1,076,041[8] 2015
70  Saint Kitts and Nevis 223 [27]
70  Kyrgyzstan 223 1,330,000[8] 2015
71  Ukraine 219 9,290,000[28] 2018
72  Saudi Arabia 209 6,600,000[8] 2015
73  North Macedonia 206 403,316 2017[16]
74  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 204 2008[5]
75  Moldova 201 715,480[8] 2015
76  Mauritius 192 236,853[8] 2015
77  Fiji 188 2010[5]
78  China 179 250,000,000 2019[1]
79  Iran 178 14,130,000[8] 2015
80  Botswana 177 391,686[8] 2015
81  Seychelles 176 2010[5]
82  Tonga 174 [27]
82  South Africa 174 9,600,412[8] 2015
83  Panama 171 677,356[8] 2015
84  Singapore 170 957,006[29] 2018
85  Armenia 167 489,346 2018 [30]
85  Albania 167 481,114[8] 2015
86  Saint Lucia 165 2010[5]
87  Dominica 163 [27]
88  Nauru 159 2004[31]
89  Dominican Republic 153 1,610,551[8] 2015
90  Kosovo 150 2013[32]
91  Turkey 149 12,035,978 2017[16]
92  Kiribati 146 2008[5]
93  Venezuela 145 4,510,000[8] 2015
94  Ecuador 141 2,267,344[8] 2015>
95  Algeria 140 5,570,000[8] 2015
96  Belize 139 50,000[8] 2015
97  Azerbaijan 135 1,301,926[8] 2015
98  Tunisia 129 1,450,000[8] 2015
99  Jordan 123 1,130,000[8] 2015
100  Grenada 122 [33]
101  Lebanon 117 683,000[34] 2018
102  Colombia 116 5,800,000 2018[35][36]
103  Guatemala 115 1,862,535[8] 2015
104  Turkmenistan 107 2010[5]
105  Namibia 106 2008[5]
106  Iraq 105 3,900,000[37]
107  Morocco 103 3,570,000[37]
108  Cape Verde 101 2007[5]
109  Paraguay 98 652,886[37]
110  Guyana 95 2008[5]
111  Hong Kong 92 674,253[8] 2015
112  Swaziland 89 2007[5]
113  Indonesia 87 22,512,918[8] 2015
114  Bahamas 81 2007[5]
115  Nicaragua 79 480,000[8] 2015
116  Peru 78 2,444,478[8] 2015
117  Samoa 77 2007[5]
118  Bolivia 72 770,000[8] 2015
119  Mongolia 71 2010[5]
120  Sri Lanka 70 1,469,821[8]
121  Jamaica 66 190,000[8] 2015
122  Nigeria 64 11,458,370[38] 2017
123  Egypt 62 5,733,810[8] 2015
124  Zimbabwe 60 940,000[8] 2015
125  Bhutan 57 2009[5]
126  Vanuatu 54 [27]
127  Afghanistan 47 1,572,663[8] 2015
128  Senegal 44 660,000[8] 2015
129  Palestine 42 2010[5]
129  Cuba 42 480,000[8] 2015
130  Cote d'Ivoire 41 940,000[8] 2015
130  El Salvador 41 260,000[8] 2015
131  Tajikistan 38 2007[5]
131  Philippines 38 3,822,544[8]
132  Uzbekistan 37 2004[39]
132  Micronesia, Federated States of 37 2007[5]
132  Yemen 37 1,000,000[8] 2015
133  Comoros 33 2007[5]
133  Guinea-Bissau 33 2008[5]
134  Angola 32 880,000[8] 2015
134  Ghana 32 890,000[8] 2015
135  Kenya 29 1,381,473[8] 2015
136  Maldives 28 2010[5]
136  Djibouti 28 [27]
137  Madagascar 27 660,000[8] 2015
137  Congo, Republic of the 27 2007[5]
137  Sudan 27 2007[5]
137  Togo 27 198,000[8] 2015
138  Congo, Democratic Republic of the 25 1,900,000[8] 2015
139  Benin 24 252,000[8] 2015
140  Vietnam 23 2,170,000[8] 2015
140  Zambia 23 370,000[8] 2015>
141  India 22 28,860,000[40] 2015
142  Cambodia 21 2005[5]
143  Laos 20 2007[5]
143  Myanmar 20 1,065,897[41] 2017
144  Honduras 18 160,000[41] 2017
145  Pakistan 17 10,000,000[8] 2015
146  Burkina Faso 16 297,000[8] 2015
147  Cameroon 15 347,000[8] 2015
148  Gabon 14 2004[42]
148  Mozambique 14 400,000[8] 2015
148  Liberia 14 63,000[8] 2015
149  Equatorial Guinea 13 2004[43]
149  Papua New Guinea 13 [27]
150  Uganda 12 490,000[8] 2015
150  Mali 12 203,000[8] 2015
151  Eritrea 11 2007[5]
151  North Korea 11 2006[44]
152  Mauritania 10 41,000[8] 2015
153  Ethiopia 9 831,000[45] 2017
154  Malawi 8 139,000[8] 2015
155  Haiti 7 80,000[8] 2015
155  Tanzania 7 380,000[8] 2015
155  Gambia 7 2004[5]
155  Niger 7 2009[5]
156  Burundi 6 63,000[8] 2015
156  Sierra Leone 6 2008[5]
156  Chad 6 2006[5]
157  Guinea 5 [27]
157    Nepal 5 2007[5]
157  Rwanda 5 [27]
158  Central African Republic 4 [27]
158  Lesotho 4 2004[46]
158  Bangladesh 4 620,000[8] 2015
159  Somalia 3 [27]
159  Solomon Islands 3 2004[47]
160  São Tomé and Príncipe 2 2007[5]

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