Production of Cars as % of Worldwide Production fell to 10.9% in Japan in 2016

Production of Cars as % of Worldwide Production (%)
Automotive | Japan | July 15, 2018
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Production of cars as a share of worldwide production reached 10.9 % in 2016 in Japan, according to ACEA. This is 4.56 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, production of cars as a share of worldwide production in Japan reached an all time high of 22.1 % in 1997 and an all time low of 10.9 % in 2016. When compared to Japan's main peers, production of cars as a share of worldwide production in China amounted to 33.8 %, 1.56 % in Russia, 5.34 % in South Korea and 5.44 % in USA in 2016.

Japan has been ranked 3rd within the group of 50 countries we follow in terms of production of cars as a share of worldwide production.

Passenger cars refer to road motor vehicles, other than two-wheelers, intended for the carriage of passengers and designed to seat no more than nine people (including the driver).

Production of Cars (As % of Worldwide Production) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Canada % 1.66% 1.65% 1.65% 1.47% 1.35%
China % 23.9% 24.2% 24.6% 27.6% 29.5%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Germany % 9.53% 9.80% 8.54% 8.29% 8.30%
India % 4.83% 5.08% 5.21% 4.81% 4.68%
Japan % 14.3% 12.0% 13.6% 12.5% 12.3%
Mexico % 2.39% 2.77% 2.87% 2.70% 2.84%
Russia % 2.07% 2.91% 3.12% 2.92% 2.49%
South Korea % 6.64% 7.05% 6.61% 6.28% 6.11%
USA % 4.69% 4.97% 6.51% 6.66% 6.30%
Vietnam % ... ... 0.050% 0.062% 0.059% 0.058%