Who likes the Petrol-Fuelled Cars the Most?

Petrol-Fuelled Cars as % of New Cars Sold (%), 2016 or latest
Automotive | October 20, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 25 countries in 2016, Netherlands ranked the highest in petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold with 79.6% followed by Estonia and Malta. On the other end of the scale was Croatia with 21.2%, Lithuania with 25.9% and Ireland with 27.5%.

Data for more countries are available at Petrol-Fuelled Cars (As % of New Cars Sold) indicator page.

Petrol-Fuelled Cars (As % of New Cars Sold) Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Cyprus % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 81.4% 81.3% 81.2% 79.6% 67.7%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ...
Estonia % ... ... ... ... 66.9% 66.7% 62.0% 62.0% 61.8%
Finland % ... 57.7% 57.0% 59.8% 62.1% 60.4%
Germany % 57.3% 52.0% 50.5% 50.9% 50.5%
Hungary % 49.2% 44.5% 44.5% 41.5% 42.7%
Latvia % 41.4% 33.3% 27.8% 25.6% 43.7%
Liechtenstein % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 60.0% 60.5% 53.4% 54.2% 54.4%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... 71.0% 61.7% 58.8% 59.6% 62.3%
Netherlands % 75.4% 67.4% 64.4% 73.9% 71.1%
Norway % 23.8% 22.5% 31.1% 38.5% 36.6%
Poland % 40.7% 42.3% 43.9% 45.5% 48.0%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 62.8% 56.9% 50.0% 46.1% 44.2%
Switzerland % 67.6% 64.5% 60.1% 61.7% 61.5%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ...