July 30, 2015

June 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in June 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in June 2015 stood at 811,864 units.  Compared with the 857,415 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 45,551 units or 5.3%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 12 consecutive months.

June 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 425,901 up 21,747 units or 5.4%
Small 132,849 down 23,786 units or 15.2%
Mini (under 660 cc) 124,722 down 42,099 units or 25.2%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 683,472 down 44,138 units or 6.1%
Standard 52,266 up 2,179 units or 4.4%
Small 29,354 down 223 units or 0.8%
Mini (under 660 cc) 33,865 down 4,077 units or 10.7%
 Trucks TOTAL 115,485 down 2,121 units or 1.8%
Large 1,044 up 381 units or 57.5%
Small 11,863 up 327 units or 2.8%
Buses TOTAL 12,907 up 708 units or 5.8%
June 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 364,931 down 3.8%
Trucks 76,744 up 5.8%
Buses 956 up 19.9%
TOTAL 442,631 down 2.2%

Automobile Production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2015 (January 2015 – June 2015)

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production for the first half of calendar year 2015 (January 2015 - June 2015) was recorded as 4,650,840 units. Compared with the 5,066,276 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 415,436 units or 8.2%, and production decrease after last year’s upturn.

Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger Cars 3,910,535 down 409,418 units or 9.5%
 Trucks 670,049 down 7,611 units or 1.1%
Buses 70,256 up 1,593 units or 2.3%
Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 2,251,753 down 12.3%
Trucks 418,070 down 3.5%
Buses 6,811 up 12.1%
TOTAL 2,676,634 down 11.0%

Motorcycle Production in June 2015

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production in June 2015 was recorded as 34,973 units.  Compared with the 44,599 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 9,626 units or 21.6%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 8 consecutive months.

June 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 4,159 down 2,459 units or 37.2%
51 - 125cc 2,301 down 536 units or 18.9%
126 - 250cc 4,688 down 5,217 units or 52.7%
Over 250cc 23,825 down 1,414 units or 5.6%
June 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 15,719 down 3.2%
51 - 125cc 8,298 up 11.8%
126 - 250cc 3,834 down 6.4%
Over 250cc 3,707 down 15.4%
TOTAL 31,558 up 1.9%

Motorcycle Production for the First Half of Calendar Year 2015 (January 2015 - June 2015)

Number of Motorcycles Produced
Motorcycle production for the first half of calendar year 2015 (January 2015 - June 2015) was recorded as 252,671 units. Compared with the 297,295 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 44,624 units or 15.0%, and production decrease after last year’s upturn.

Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015:  Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 28,972 down 8,776 units or 23.2%
51 - 125cc 15,200 up 1,006 units or 7.1%
126 - 250cc 30,083 down 16,044 units or 34.8%
Over 250cc 178,416 down 20,810 units or 10.4%
Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 107,164 down 13.9%
51 - 125cc 42,257 down 2.6%
126 - 250cc 23,387 down 18.8%
Over 250cc 19,606 down 11.3%
TOTAL 192,414 down 12.0%

Automobile Export in June 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in June 2015 was recorded as 403,730 units.  Compared with the 390,915 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 12,815 units or 3.3%, and export increase on the same month of the previous year after last month’s downturn.

June 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 349,184 (9,379) up 9,293 units or 2.7%
Trucks 40,836 (17,115) up 147 units or 0.4%
Buses 13,710 (2,896) up 3,375 units or 32.7%
June 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 48,322 down 6.6
Middle-East 58,140 up 24.8
Europe 54,489 down 18.9
(EU) 40,288 up 4.4
North America 162,592 up 5.8
(U.S.A). 148,654 up 4.2
Latin America 25,835 down 5.0
Africa 15,502 up 5.0
Oceania 38,281 up 28.9
Others 569 up 431.8
TOTAL 403,730 up 3.3

Automobile Export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2015 (January 2015 - June 2015)

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export for the first half of calendar year 2015 was recorded as 2,177,637 units. Compared with the 2,167,871 units total recorded for the previous year, this is an increase of 9,766 units or 0.5%, and export increase after two years of downturn.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 1,865,703 (68,038) down 3,996 units or 0.2%
Trucks 241,524 (105,267) up 10,187 units or 4.4%
Buses 70,410 (13,490) up 3,575 units or 5.3%
Jan. 2015 – Jun. 2015: Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 246,661 down 10.4
Middle-East 320,846 up 13.1
Europe 339,890 down 11.5

(EU)

229,822 up 5.9
North America 837,514 up 3.6

(U.S.A).

760,124 up 2.6
Latin America 149,139 up 1.9
Africa 90,041 up 3.9
Oceania 189,156 up 5.4
Others 4,390 up 16.5

TOTAL

2,177,637 up 0.5

Motorcycle Export in June 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in June 2015 was recorded as 25,354 units. Compared with the 31,048 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 5,694 units or 18.3%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year after last month’s upturn.

June 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 444 down 208 units or 31.9%
51 - 125cc class 2,933 up 1,035 units or 54.5%
126 - 250cc class 2,880 down 4,031 units or 58.3%
Over 250cc class 19,097 down 2,490 units or 11.5%
June 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 2,547 down 1.9
Middle-East 477 up 59.0
Europe 10,650 down 12.7

(EU)

10,223 down 11.3
North America 5,838 down 44.1

(U.S.A).

5,223 down 42.6
Latin America 1,359 down 20.3
Africa 1,618 up 53.7
Oceania 2,865 up 4.0
Others 0

TOTAL

25,354 down 18.3

Motorcycle Export for the First Half of Calendar Year 2015 (January 2015 - June 2015)

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export for the first half of calendar year 2015 was recorded as 218,302 units. Compared with the 232,991 units total recorded for the previous year, this is a decrease of 14,689 units or 6.3%, and export decrease after last year’s upturn.

Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015:   Motorcycle Export Figures by Manufacturer
Motorcycle Units vs previous year (%)
50cc & under class 5,836 down 208 units or 3.4%
51 - 125cc class 15,945 up 3,010 units or 23.3%
126 - 250cc class 25,081 down 206 units or 0.8%
Over 250cc class 171,440 down 17,285 units or 9.2%
Apr. 2014 – Mar. 2015:: Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 16,757 up 18.0
Middle-East 2,045 up 22.7
Europe 91,118 up 0.9
(EU) 83,700 up 2.4
North America 66,368 down 24.6
(U.S.A). 55,649 down 26.1
Latin America 14,165 down 2.8
Africa 13,084 up 53.3
Oceania 14,765 down 5.7
Others 0
TOTAL 218,302 down 6.3