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Registration of cars

Registration of cars Catalonia. May, 2020
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % month % accumulated
Cars 5,271 -15,858 -75.1 -56.1
Total vehicles 8,667 -20,705 -70.5 -52.8
Units: Number of vehicles.
Source: Directorate General of Traffic.
Note: The data for March 2020 onwards are affected by Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, whereby a state of alarm is declared for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19.
Registration of cars Spain. May, 2020
Year-over-year variation
Value absolute % month % accumulated
Cars 36,683 -100,408 -73.2 -53.9
Total vehicles 56,584 -121,299 -68.2 -51.4
Units: Number of vehicles.
Source: Directorate General of Traffic.
Note: The data for March 2020 onwards are affected by Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, whereby a state of alarm is declared for the management of the health crisis situation caused by COVID-19.

Last update: June 15, 2020. Next update: July 15, 2020

Annual data

Methodological note

Registration of cars is a traditional consumer indicator which is very sensitive to families' economic expectations.

This indicator is drawn up using the provincial information for car registration issued by the Directorate General of Traffic. It includes cars purchased by companies, public administrations and private individuals. Carmeans any motor vehicle other than a motorbike designed and built to transport people with seating for up to nine people, including the driver.

Monthly data are provisional.

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