Automotive statistics



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Quick facts

Vehicle registrations, 2022

  • The total number of road motor vehicles registered in Canada was 26.3 million in 2022, edging up 0.3% from 2021.
  • Light-duty vehicles accounted for 91.7% of total registrations in 2022, with multi-purpose vehicles surpassing passenger cars for the first time as the most common vehicle type in Canada.
  • Electric vehicles accounted for 3.0% of light-duty vehicle registrations in 2022, up from 2.3% in 2021.

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Data tables

Retail trade
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Sustainable Development Goals Data Hub

Sustainable Development Goals

Browse Canada's statistics for the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals. Several of these goals are relevant to the automotive industry.

Transportation Data and Information Hub

Developed in partnership by Transport Canada and Statistics Canada, the Transportation Data and Information Hub is an authoritative source of data and information about transportation in Canada.

New motor vehicle registrations: Quarterly data visualization tool

New motor vehicle registrations: Quarterly data visualization tool

New motor vehicle registrations quarterly data visualization tool is an interactive dashboard that provides access to current and historical data on new vehicle registrations. It allows the user to compare and analyze new vehicle registrations data by fuel type, geography and vehicle type. Annual data are also available.


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