Who Produces the Most Buses?

Production of Buses (Thousand), 2017 or latest
Automotive | October 13, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 24 countries in 2017, China ranked the highest in production of buses with 178 Thousand followed by India and Brazil. On the other end of the scale was Venezuela with 0.006 Thousand, Thailand with 0.225 Thousand and Argentina with 0.259 Thousand.

Total production of buses reached 316 Thousand in 2017 in the World according to ACEA. This is 7 % less than in the previous year and -85.6 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total production of buses reached an all time high of 703 Thousand in 2008 and an all time low of 140 Thousand in 1999. The average annual growth amounted to 4.65 % since 1960.

The top ranked country, China, accounted for 56.4 % of production of buses in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 76.3 % share while the ten largest countries some 96.6 % in 2017.

Data for more countries are available at Production of Buses indicator page.

Production of Buses Unit 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Belarus thousand ... ... 2.50 2.61 2.48 1.45 0.795
Brazil thousand 49.4 36.6 40.1 32.9 21.5
China thousand ... ... 164 169 173 162 164
Czech Republic thousand 3.56 3.23 3.69 3.89 4.52
India thousand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 50.3 54.9 43.6 44.1 53.2
Indonesia thousand ... ... ... ... 4.20 4.83 4.70 4.11 3.87
Iran thousand ... ... ... ... ... ... 2.68 1.13 0.450 0.417 0.685
Japan thousand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 10.6 9.76 9.40 11.4
Pakistan thousand ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.466 0.640 0.528 0.563 0.773
Poland thousand ... ... ... ... 5.06 4.01 4.20 5.03 4.96
Russia thousand ... ... 14.6 24.3 23.1 11.7 8.35
South Africa thousand ... ... ... 1.08 1.24 1.19 1.46 1.23
South Korea thousand ... ... 11.4 9.38 9.76 17.3 17.9
Turkey thousand 10.4 10.6 13.5 11.8 15.9
United Kingdom thousand ... ... 1.83 2.31 2.39 2.83 3.39