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World Car Market. The top 100 countries ranking in 2016

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World car market ranking in the 2016 shows the dominance of China, the fall of Brazil, Russia and Algeria and several new market fast growing. Italy was back within the top 10, while Philippines and Vietnam starring.

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 93 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.

Behind, the fall of Brazil (8th) and Russia (13th) 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, Argentina has regained a place in the Top 20 (19th), Poland was up 3 spots (25th), the Philippines joined the Top 30 (29th), Vietnam was up 5 spots (in 35th) and Algeria has lost 13th places (48th).

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 27.797.979 24.802.909 12,1% 30,0% 27,8%
2 2 USA 17.558.919 17.471.283 0,5% 19,0% 19,6%
3 3 Japan 4.969.795 5.034.919 -1,3% 5,4% 5,6%
4 5 Germany 3.556.264 3.404.909 4,4% 3,8% 3,8%
5 4 India 3.361.636 3.423.915 -1,8% 3,6% 3,8%
6 6 UK 3.068.387 3.017.537 1,7% 3,3% 3,4%
7 8 France 2.417.630 2.296.425 5,3% 2,6% 2,6%
8 7 Brazil 1.985.150 2.477.284 -19,9% 2,1% 2,8%
9 11 Italy 1.963.422 1.713.254 14,6% 2,1% 1,9%
10 9 Canada 1.951.664 1.901.572 2,6% 2,1% 2,1%
11 10 South Korea 1.834.784 1.824.288 0,6% 2,0% 2,0%
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% 1,5% 1,8%
14 14 Spain 1.319.798 1.191.973 10,7% 1,4% 1,3%
15 16 Iran 1.304.516 1.023.024 27,5% 1,4% 1,1%
16 15 Australia 1.174.378 1.148.702 2,2% 1,3% 1,3%
17 17 Indonesia 1.061.762 1.013.291 4,8% 1,1% 1,1%
18 18 Turkey 983.720 968.015 1,6% 1,1% 1,1%
19 20 Thailand 768.255 800.658 -4,0% 0,8% 0,9%
20 22 Argentina 699.674 633.205 10,5% 0,8% 0,7%
21 19 Saudi Arabia 677.247 846.328 -20,0% 0,7% 0,9%
22 24 Belgium 606.243 564.886 7,3% 0,7% 0,6%
23 21 Malaysia 581.259 666.745 -12,8% 0,6% 0,7%
24 23 South Africa 537.667 606.378 -11,3% 0,6% 0,7%
25 28 Poland 495.714 407.981 21,5% 0,5% 0,5%
26 25 Netherlands 456.394 503.230 -9,3% 0,5% 0,6%
27 26 Taiwan 439.610 420.781 4,5% 0,5% 0,5%
28 29 Sweden 423.783 389.776 8,7% 0,5% 0,4%
29 32 Philippines 418.966 328.852 27,4% 0,5% 0,4%
30 31 Austria 358.413 336.079 6,6% 0,4% 0,4%
31 30 Switzerland 346.473 353.889 -2,1% 0,4% 0,4%
32 34 Chile 311.099 282.232 10,2% 0,3% 0,3%
33 27 UAE 307.500 414.867 -25,9% 0,3% 0,5%
34 40 Vietnam 286.845 226.340 26,7% 0,3% 0,3%
35 37 Israel 286.031 254.748 12,3% 0,3% 0,3%
36 39 Czech Rep 271.281 237.337 14,3% 0,3% 0,3%
37 38 Denmark 260.036 239.857 8,4% 0,3% 0,3%
38 33 Colombia 254.245 283.950 -10,5% 0,3% 0,3%
39 42 Portugal 240.529 209.329 14,9% 0,3% 0,2%
40 41 Pakistan 204.691 220.485 -7,2% 0,2% 0,2%
41 35 Egypt 201.621 278.587 -27,6% 0,2% 0,3%
42 45 Norway 188.335 181.875 3,6% 0,2% 0,2%
43 44 Uzbekistan 183.975 195.157 -5,7% 0,2% 0,2%
44 48 Ireland 169.688 148.051 14,6% 0,2% 0,2%
45 43 Oman 159.375 201.436 -20,9% 0,2% 0,2%
46 47 Peru 153.873 152.860 0,7% 0,2% 0,2%
47 50 Morocco 152.882 131.667 16,1% 0,2% 0,1%
48 36 Algeria 147.873 257.805 -42,6% 0,2% 0,3%
49 49 New Zealand 146.356 133.933 9,3% 0,2% 0,2%
50 52 Finland 131.256 119.391 9,9% 0,1% 0,1%
51 46 Kuwait 115.885 162.402 -28,6% 0,1% 0,2%
52 60 Singapore 110.448 78.563 40,6% 0,1% 0,1%
53 55 Romania 110.100 93.288 18,0% 0,1% 0,1%
54 61 Hungary 96.527 77.172 25,1% 0,1% 0,1%
55 56 Puerto Rico 89.019 91.162 -2,4% 0,1% 0,1%
56 59 Slovakia 88.965 80.175 11,0% 0,1% 0,1%
57 57 Greece 84.490 81.436 3,8% 0,1% 0,1%
58 51 Sri Lanka 75.265 128.252 -41,3% 0,1% 0,1%
59 54 Qatar 72.260 96.564 -25,2% 0,1% 0,1%
60 72 Ukraine 67.276 46.640 44,2% 0,1% 0,1%
61 63 Panama 66.700 64.735 3,0% 0,1% 0,1%
62 65 Slovenia 63.658 59.450 7,1% 0,1% 0,1%
63 58 Ecuador 63.174 81.311 -22,3% 0,1% 0,1%
64 69 Costa Rica 60.657 51.249 18,4% 0,1% 0,1%
65 66 Tunisia 60.520 57.640 5,0% 0,1% 0,1%
66 62 Bahrain 49.583 65.301 -24,1% 0,1% 0,1%
67 73 Luxembourg 49.044 46.464 5,6% 0,1% 0,1%
68 53 Kazakhstan 45.872 97.691 -53,0% 0,0% 0,1%
69 71 Uruguay 45.606 48.467 -5,9% 0,0% 0,1%
70 64 Jordan 44.779 61.713 -27,4% 0,0% 0,1%
71 77 Croatia 43.010 34.848 23,4% 0,0% 0,0%
72 74 Bolivia 42.888 42.888 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
73 68 Iraq 39.861 53.848 -26,0% 0,0% 0,1%
74 70 Nigeria 39.105 48.705 -19,7% 0,0% 0,1%
75 76 Laos 38.913 38.098 2,1% 0,0% 0,0%
76 75 Lebanon 38.647 40.494 -4,6% 0,0% 0,0%
77 67 Hong Kong 35.129 55.750 -37,0% 0,0% 0,1%
78 79 Bulgaria 32.743 29.675 10,3% 0,0% 0,0%
79 78 Guatemala 30.306 30.359 -0,2% 0,0% 0,0%
80 80 Reunion 29.079 27.187 7,0% 0,0% 0,0%
81 81 Belarus 26.987 27.027 -0,1% 0,0% 0,0%
82 84 Serbia 26.434 21.671 22,0% 0,0% 0,0%
83 85 Azerbaijan 24.265 21.068 15,2% 0,0% 0,0%
84 86 Estonia 22.963 21.002 9,3% 0,0% 0,0%
85 88 Nicaragua 21.164 18.772 12,7% 0,0% 0,0%
86 82 Paraguay 20.802 24.558 -15,3% 0,0% 0,0%
87 91 Lithuania 18.956 17.064 11,1% 0,0% 0,0%
88 92 Latvia 18.563 16.104 15,3% 0,0% 0,0%
89 98 Iceland 18.135 13.952 30,0% 0,0% 0,0%
90 96 Honduras 16.200 14.292 13,4% 0,0% 0,0%
91 89 Namibia 15.933 18.651 -14,6% 0,0% 0,0%
92 93 Trinidad & Tobago 15.732 15.732 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
93 94 Guadeloupe 15.063 15.063 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
94 102 Cyprus 14.308 11.786 21,4% 0,0% 0,0%
95 101 Martinique 14.191 12.265 15,7% 0,0% 0,0%
96 87 Kenya 13.151 18.841 -30,2% 0,0% 0,0%
97 95 Brunei 13.022 14.407 -9,6% 0,0% 0,0%
98 99 El Salvador 12.700 12.700 0,0% 0,0% 0,0%
99 108 Botswana 9.833 7.593 29,5% 0,0% 0,0%
100 109 Bosnia 9.187 7.018 30,9% 0,0% 0,0%

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