Which Country Has the Most Cars per Population?

Passenger Cars Per 1,000 People (vehicles), 2019
Transport | November 13, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 135 countries in 2019, Puerto Rico ranked the highest in passenger cars per 1,000 people with 895 vehicles followed by Brunei and Luxembourg. On the other end of the scale was Ethiopia with 0.890 vehicles, Sudan with 1.26 vehicles and Burundi with 1.83 vehicles.

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

Passenger Cars Per 1,000 People Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Australia vehicles ... ... ... ... ... ... 559 566 571 570 571
Austria vehicles 549 554 559 562 565
Brunei vehicles ... ... ... ... ... ... 582 631 694 708 736
Canada vehicles ... ... 607 615 620 620 622
Estonia vehicles 490 512 533 540 553
Germany vehicles 532 540 550 550 553
Iceland vehicles 649 657 678 672 673
Italy vehicles 608 610 616 618 621
Luxembourg vehicles 688 699 707 705 707
Malta vehicles 599 622 644 649 659
New Zealand vehicles ... ... ... ... ... ... 645 659 675 679 689
Poland vehicles 509 526 546 558 572
Puerto Rico vehicles ... ... ... ... ... ... 801 815 823 842 860
Slovenia vehicles 520 522 528 530 533
Switzerland vehicles 543 546 551 550 551