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).