Who likes the Small Cars the Most?

Small Cars as % of New Cars Sold (%), 2016
Automotive | February 09, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 18 countries in 2016, Italy ranked the highest in small cars as a share of new cars sold with 62.2% followed by Greece and France. On the other end of the scale was Sweden with 18.2%, Norway with 21.1% and Finland with 21.7%.

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

Small 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
Austria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 35.9% 34.8% 33.1% 33.2% 34.0%
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 41.3% 39.4% 35.7% 38.0% 37.9%
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 51.5% 50.4% 60.5% 60.5% 54.1%
France % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 57.0% 52.5% 49.0% 52.7% 53.9%
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 30.5% 29.3% 28.8% 29.3% 29.5%
Greece % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 54.1% 59.4% 62.0% 60.7% 61.4%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 33.0% 30.5% 32.1% 30.3% 34.0%
Ireland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 29.2% 26.7% 24.0% 27.3% 28.2%
Italy % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 63.1% 59.0% 58.8% 61.6% 62.8%
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32.9% 30.4% 28.8% 30.4% 30.0%
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 52.0% 54.6% 49.8% 46.2% 47.3%
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 44.5% 44.9% 43.1% 45.1% 44.2%
Spain % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 32.5% 31.8% 32.9% 35.8% 38.0%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 35.0% 35.0% 31.4% 31.9% 31.4%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 39.5% 39.3% 40.6% 42.0% 42.8%