Production of Cars Per 1,000 People rose 15.2 % to 17.5 vehicles in China in 2016

Production of Cars Per 1,000 People (vehicles)
Automotive | China | July 15, 2018
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Production of cars per 1,000 people reached 17.5 vehicles in 2016 in China, according to ACEA. This is 15.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, production of cars per 1,000 people in China reached an all time high of 17.5 vehicles in 2016 and an all time low of 0.138 vehicles in 1992. When compared to China's main peers, production of cars per 1,000 people in India amounted to 2.87 vehicles, 62.8 vehicles in Japan, 8.03 vehicles in Russia and 12.1 vehicles in USA in 2016.

China has been ranked 14th within the group of 50 countries we follow in terms of production of cars per 1,000 people, 19 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Motor vehicles include cars, buses, and freight vehicles but do not include two-wheelers.

Production of Cars Per 1,000 People Unit 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bangladesh vehicles ... ... ... ... ... 0.003
Canada vehicles 28.7 29.9 27.5 25.9 25.0
China vehicles 10.6 11.3 13.1 14.4 15.2
Germany vehicles 70.9 65.2 66.0 68.2 69.7
India vehicles 2.49 2.66 2.53 2.51 2.68
Japan vehicles 56.3 67.4 64.7 65.5 62.2
Mexico vehicles 13.9 15.0 14.6 15.6 15.9
Pakistan vehicles ... 0.794 0.798 0.669 0.674 0.979
Russia vehicles 12.2 13.8 13.5 11.9 8.64
South Korea vehicles 86.7 85.3 84.1 83.9 83.9
Sri Lanka vehicles ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
USA vehicles 9.46 13.0 13.7 13.3 12.9