Who likes the Petrol-Fuelled Cars the Most?

Petrol-Fuelled Cars as % of New Cars Sold (%), 2019
Automotive | July 13, 2020
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Based on a comparison of 27 countries in 2019, Lithuania ranked the highest in petrol-fuelled as a share of new cars sold with 79.9% followed by Hungary and Poland. On the other end of the scale was Norway with 15.7%, Ireland with 40.6% and Iceland with 42.6%.

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 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Belgium % 34.6% 37.2% 39.2% 46.9% 48.2%
Czech Republic % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 58.5%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... 63.1% ... ...
Greece % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52.3%
Hungary % 41.5% 42.7% 46.3% 51.3% 64.0%
Latvia % 25.6% 43.7% 50.5% 55.9% 54.1%
Lithuania % ... ... ... 28.8% 25.7% 25.5% 25.9% 61.9%
Netherlands % 73.9% 71.1% 70.1% 79.6% 75.0%
Poland % 45.5% 48.0% 49.9% 52.8% 66.4%
Romania % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.7% 46.0% 44.6% 45.0% 47.0%
Slovakia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 59.3%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... 46.1% 44.2% 47.9% 48.4% 61.1%
Spain % 32.0% 33.4% 36.1% 41.4% 46.2%
Switzerland % 61.7% 61.5% 59.1% 59.1% 58.8%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... 51.3% 52.2% 53.4%