Which Country Has the Highest Share of Petrol Cars?

Petrol Passenger Cars (As % of Total Cars) (%), 2015 or latest
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2015, Finland ranked the highest in petrol passenger cars as a share of total cars with 93.6% followed by Cyprus and Switzerland. On the other end of the scale was Lithuania with 26.1%, Turkey with 27.7% and France with 29.8%.

Data for more countries are available at Petrol Passenger Cars (As % of Total Cars) indicator page.

Petrol Passenger Cars (As % of Total Cars) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 89.8% 89.4% 89.5% 89.4% 88.5%
Czech Republic % 73.1% 71.2% 68.4% 66.3% 64.6%
Estonia % ... 75.2% 73.2% 70.5% 67.8% 65.7%
Finland % 92.6% 92.4% 92.5% 93.0% 93.3%
Germany % ... 72.1% 70.9% 69.5% 68.3% 67.2%
Hungary % 79.0% 77.9% 76.3% 74.7% 72.9%
Ireland % ... ... 74.9% 70.9% 67.3% 64.0% 60.3%
Macedonia % ... ... 73.2% 69.3% 65.9% 61.6% 57.9%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 74.1% 73.2% 70.2% 69.7% 69.1%
Poland % ... 61.0% 60.1% 57.7% 56.5% 55.5%
Romania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 69.2% 68.1% 67.0% 65.7% 64.4% ...
Slovenia % ... ... 64.8% 63.0% 61.0% 59.1% 56.6%
Sweden % 80.7% 76.9% 73.3% 70.3% 67.3%
Switzerland % 80.3% 78.4% 76.3% 74.1% 73.2%
United Kingdom % ... ... 64.2% 62.3% 60.9% ... ...