Global Auto Market. The top 100 countries ranking in 2016

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Global Auto Market hit the new record in the 2016 with 91.8 million light vehicles sales. China was over 30% of global sales, while Brazil, Russia and Algeria had been the falling stars and Philippines and Vietnam the raising stars.

Our activity to collect and elaborate sales data from all markets in the World in now at almost completed for the full year data, also for the smaller markets, and we can publish the final ranking of the Top 100 Markets for the 2016.

As anticipated, global light vehicles sales hit in the year the new record of 91.9 million units, mainly thanks to the new strong record scored by China. In the last 5 years, global sales improved by almost 20 million vehicles and China was responsable to the half of this.

The top sixth markets, China, USA, Japan, Germany, United Kingdom and India kept the previous year position, all at all time record, a part Japan and Germany.

As far as the position immediately behind, it is remarkable the fall of Brazil (8th) and Russia (13th) which have created space for others, with France up in seventh place, Italy back in the top 10 (9th) and Canada in 10th place, the best ranking ever.

Mexico advanced at best ranking ever as well, in 12th place.

Looking back, Poland was up 2 spots (24th), the Philippines joined the Top 30 (29th), Vietnam was up 5 spots (in 36th) and Algeria has lost 13th places (49th).

Below, you can sort our interactive tables to see data regarding Brands, Groups and Models. Please bear in mind that sales data are subject to adjustments as sources will update their information. This report is updated at the publishing date and will not be modified while the next on this subject will always have the year to date data updated.

Rank 2016 Rank 2015 BRAND Sales 2016 Sales 2015 Variation 2016 Share 2016 Share 2015
1 1 China 27.977.217 24.983.329 12,0% 30,4% 28,2%
2 2 USA 17.558.919 17.471.283 0,5% 19,1% 19,7%
3 3 Japan 4.812.128 4.860.973 -1,0% 5,2% 5,5%
4 4 Germany 3.560.929 3.492.978 1,9% 3,9% 3,9%
5 5 UK 3.068.473 3.017.297 1,7% 3,3% 3,4%
6 6 India 3.025.682 2.962.601 2,1% 3,3% 3,3%
7 8 France 2.422.689 2.294.967 5,6% 2,6% 2,6%
8 7 Brazil 1.989.223 2.477.284 -19,7% 2,2% 2,8%
9 11 Italy 1.964.566 1.713.326 14,7% 2,1% 1,9%
10 9 Canada 1.951.664 1.901.240 2,7% 2,1% 2,1%
11 10 South Korea 1.834.784 1.824.288 0,6% 2,0% 2,1%
12 13 Mexico 1.604.759 1.351.782 18,7% 1,7% 1,5%
13 12 Russia 1.425.791 1.602.331 -11,0% 1,6% 1,8%
14 16 Iran 1.347.478 1.022.540 31,8% 1,5% 1,2%
15 14 Spain 1.313.756 1.196.996 9,8% 1,4% 1,4%
16 15 Australia 1.153.751 1.126.898 2,4% 1,3% 1,3%
17 17 Indonesia 1.050.133 1.009.031 4,1% 1,1% 1,1%
18 18 Turkey 983.732 968.015 1,6% 1,1% 1,1%
19 19 Saudi Arabia 677.247 844.577 -19,8% 0,7% 1,0%
20 20 Thailand 603.921 639.543 -5,6% 0,7% 0,7%
21 22 Belgium 602.817 561.467 7,4% 0,7% 0,6%
22 23 Argentina 589.315 513.809 14,7% 0,6% 0,6%
23 21 South Africa 521.166 590.254 -11,7% 0,6% 0,7%
24 26 Poland 490.574 434.503 12,9% 0,5% 0,5%
25 24 Netherlands 460.056 507.206 -9,3% 0,5% 0,6%
26 27 Taiwan 439.609 420.780 4,5% 0,5% 0,5%
27 25 Malaysia 430.077 503.474 -14,6% 0,5% 0,6%
28 29 Sweden 423.794 391.116 8,4% 0,5% 0,4%
29 32 Philippines 399.587 314.303 27,1% 0,4% 0,4%
30 31 Austria 358.417 343.723 4,3% 0,4% 0,4%
31 30 Switzerland 347.324 354.801 -2,1% 0,4% 0,4%
32 28 UAE 307.520 408.252 -24,7% 0,3% 0,5%
33 36 Israel 286.701 254.748 12,5% 0,3% 0,3%
34 37 Chile 276.676 253.811 9,0% 0,3% 0,3%
35 38 Czech Rep 274.549 251.146 9,3% 0,3% 0,3%
36 41 Vietnam 271.864 212.754 27,8% 0,3% 0,2%
37 39 Denmark 260.036 239.763 8,5% 0,3% 0,3%
38 34 Colombia 245.766 263.483 -6,7% 0,3% 0,3%
39 42 Portugal 240.997 209.312 15,1% 0,3% 0,2%
40 33 Egypt 217.425 274.389 -20,8% 0,2% 0,3%
41 40 Pakistan 202.430 220.513 -8,2% 0,2% 0,2%
42 45 Norway 188.335 181.927 3,5% 0,2% 0,2%
43 44 Uzbekistan 183.975 195.157 -5,7% 0,2% 0,2%
44 48 Ireland 169.687 148.850 14,0% 0,2% 0,2%
45 49 Morocco 163.551 131.777 24,1% 0,2% 0,1%
46 43 Oman 159.132 201.169 -20,9% 0,2% 0,2%
47 47 Peru 153.876 157.546 -2,3% 0,2% 0,2%
48 51 Finland 131.087 119.477 9,7% 0,1% 0,1%
49 35 Algeria 128.543 255.887 -49,8% 0,1% 0,3%
50 53 Hungary 117.845 96.018 22,7% 0,1% 0,1%
51 46 Kuwait 115.898 162.402 -28,6% 0,1% 0,2%
52 55 Romania 108.624 93.280 16,4% 0,1% 0,1%
53 54 New Zealand 102.649 95.098 7,9% 0,1% 0,1%
54 56 Slovakia 96.436 88.853 8,5% 0,1% 0,1%
55 66 Singapore 91.289 61.619 48,2% 0,1% 0,1%
56 60 Puerto Rico 88.136 80.767 9,1% 0,1% 0,1%
57 58 Greece 84.490 81.452 3,7% 0,1% 0,1%
58 50 Sri Lanka 75.265 128.252 -41,3% 0,1% 0,1%
59 61 Slovenia 73.626 67.345 9,3% 0,1% 0,1%
60 52 Qatar 72.230 96.581 -25,2% 0,1% 0,1%
61 68 Ukraine 67.278 56.176 19,8% 0,1% 0,1%
62 64 Panama 66.700 64.735 3,0% 0,1% 0,1%
63 59 Ecuador 63.174 81.312 -22,3% 0,1% 0,1%
64 67 Tunisia 60.520 57.640 5,0% 0,1% 0,1%
65 73 Costa Rica 56.834 46.849 21,3% 0,1% 0,1%
66 70 Luxembourg 53.420 50.575 5,6% 0,1% 0,1%
67 63 Bahrain 49.669 65.043 -23,6% 0,1% 0,1%
68 72 Uruguay 45.421 48.467 -6,3% 0,0% 0,1%
69 74 Bangladesh 44.637 44.637 0,0% 0,0% 0,1%
70 65 Jordan 44.623 61.774 -27,8% 0,0% 0,1%
71 79 Croatia 43.010 34.848 23,4% 0,0% 0,0%
72 75 Bolivia 41.827 41.016 2,0% 0,0% 0,0%
73 57 Kazakhstan 41.246 88.409 -53,3% 0,0% 0,1%
74 76 Lebanon 38.370 39.361 -2,5% 0,0% 0,0%
75 78 Laos 37.748 36.478 3,5% 0,0% 0,0%
76 77 Palestine 37.602 37.602 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
77 71 Nigeria 36.132 48.853 -26,0% 0,0% 0,1%
78 69 Hong Kong 34.438 54.458 -36,8% 0,0% 0,1%
79 62 Iraq 33.136 65.913 -49,7% 0,0% 0,1%
80 81 Bulgaria 32.727 29.675 10,3%
81 80 Guatemala 30.306 30.359 -0,2%
82 82 Reunion 29.079 27.322 6,4%
83 83 Belarus 26.987 27.027 -0,1%
84 86 Estonia 26.875 24.197 11,1%
85 88 Serbia 26.434 21.671 22,0%
86 90 Azerbaijan 24.265 21.068 15,2%
87 94 Nicaragua 22.290 19.000 17,3%
88 87 Dominican Republic 22.272 22.272 0,0%
89 91 Lithuania 21.749 20.425 6,5%
90 96 Cyprus 20.984 17.039 23,2%
91 85 Paraguay 20.802 24.559 -15,3%
92 99 Iceland 20.138 15.355 31,1%
93 84 Libya 19.334 25.440 -24,0%
94 97 Latvia 18.563 16.104 15,3%
95 92 Namibia 16.598 20.174 -17,7%
96 102 Honduras 16.200 14.292 13,4%
97 98 Trinidad & Tobago 15.732 15.731 0,0%
98 100 Guadeloupe 15.063 15.063 0,0%
99 106 Martinique 14.196 12.265 15,7%
100 93 Kenya 13.499 19.549 -30,9%

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