The International Road Assessment Programme
International Transport Statistics Database

Vehicle Stock

This section allows you to explore data on the numbers of vehicles of different types in different countries, the number of vehicles per person and forecasts of future stocks. Stock of road vehicles since 1960 is available by type of vehicle (cars, 2-wheelers, buses, goods vehicles, and all motor vehicles) along with forecasts of the number of motor vehicles to 2030.

To find out more about how data in this section have been compiled, the definitions used and associated caveats go to the Vehicle Stock section of the Data Definitions and Caveats page.

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In every country, developed and developing, car ownership is increasing. Although current levels differ between countries, the rate of increase (seen by the slope of the curves in the graph above) is generally similar.

Published Date: 13 April 2008

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