Which Country Has the Most Cars per Population?

Passenger Cars Per 1,000 People (vehicles), 2015
Transport | February 26, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 137 countries in 2015, Puerto Rico ranked the highest in passenger cars per 1,000 people with 823 vehicles followed by Luxembourg and Brunei. On the other end of the scale was Ethiopia with 0.917 vehicles, Sudan with 1.27 vehicles and Burundi with 1.86 vehicles.

Average passenger cars per 1,000 people reached 131 vehicles in 2015 in the World according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.38 % more than in the previous year and 23.1 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average passenger cars per 1,000 people reached an all time high of 131 vehicles in 2015 and an all time low of 100 vehicles in 2005. The average annual growth amounted to 2.66 % since 1950.

Data for more countries are available at Passenger Cars Per 1,000 People indicator page.