November 30, 2015

October 2015 Automobile & Motorcycle Statistics and Summary

Automobile Production in October 2015

Number of Automobiles Produced
Automobile production in October 2015 stood at 813,110 units.  Compared with the 817,080 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 3,970 units or 0.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 16 consecutive months.

October 2015: Automobile Production Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Standard (over 2000 cc) 432,274 up 34,719 units or 8.7%
Small 135,603 down 4,801 units or 3.4%
Mini (under 660 cc) 122,052 down 23,967 units or 16.4%
Passenger Cars TOTAL 689,929 up 5,951 units or 0.9%
Standard 49,152 down 6,874 units or 12.3%
Small 27,942 up 177 units or 0.6%
Mini (under 660 cc) 34,398 down 1,683 units or 4.7%
 Trucks TOTAL 111,492 down 8,380 units or 7.0%
Large 872 up 139 units or 13.7%
Small 10,817 down 1,402 units or 11.5%
Buses TOTAL 11,689 down 1,541 units or 11.6%
October 2015: Automobile Domestic Sales Figures by Type of Vehicle
Type of Vehicle Units vs previous year
Passenger cars 315,192 down 4.0%
Trucks 63,875 down 5.0%
Buses 1,022 up 8.3%
TOTAL 380,089 down 4.1%

 


Motorcycle Production in October 2015

Number of Motorcycle Produced
Motorcycle production in October 2015 was recorded as 46,951 units.  Compared with the 56,911 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, there is a decrease of 9,960 units or 17.5%, and production decrease on the same month of the previous year for 12 consecutive months.

October 2015: Motorcycle Production Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 6,561 up 630 units or 10.6%
51 - 125cc 2,281 down 559 units or 19.7%
126 - 250cc 7,672 down 217 units or 2.8%
Over 250cc 30,437 down 9,814 units or 24.4%
October 2015: Motorcycle Domestic Sales (Factory shipment) Figures by Class
Motorcycle Class Units vs previous year
50cc & under 15,748 down 6.5%
51 - 125cc 10,300 down 26.3%
126 - 250cc 5,496 up 48.0%
Over 250cc 2,679 down 1.4%
TOTAL 34,223 down 8.1%

 

Automobile Export in October 2015

Number of Automobiles Exported
Automobile export in October 2015 was recorded as 416,472 units.  Compared with the 401,239 units total recorded for same month of the previous year, this is an increase of 15,233 units or 3.8%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 2 consecutive months
October 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Type of Vehicle
  Units (including KD units) vs previous year
Passenger cars 365,410 (9,280) up 21,704 units or 6.3%
Trucks 38,911 (14,071) down 5,959 units or 13.3%
Buses 12,151 (2,299) down 512 units or 4.0%
October 2015:  Automobile Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 50,045 up 2.7
Middle-East 65,049 up 3.6
Europe 71,675 up 17.2
(EU) 50,733 up 32.1
North America 152,696 up 2.7
(U.S.A). 141,294 up 0.6
Latin America 29,950 up 1.2
Africa 12,091 down 27.3
Oceania 34,144 up 2.8
Others 822 up 84.3
TOTAL 416,472 up 3.8

Motorcycle Export in October 2015

Number of Motorcycles Exported
Motorcycle export in October 2015 was recorded as 31,030 units. Compared with the 38,727 units total recorded for the same month of the previous year, this is a decrease of 7,697 units or 19.9%, and export decrease on the same month of the previous year for 5 consecutive months.

October 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Class
  Units vs previous year
50cc & under class 967 up 257 units or 36.2%
51 - 125cc class 2,346 down 854 units or 26.7%
126 - 250cc class 5,562 down 646 units or 10.4%
Over 250cc class 22,155 down 6,454 units or 22.6%
October 2015:  Motorcycle Export Figures by Export Destination
Destination Units vs previous year (%)
Asia 1,984 up 5.1
Middle-East 414 up 6.7
Europe 11,956 down 7.6
(EU) 11,551 down 6.4
North America 10,764 down 40.9
(U.S.A). 10,252 down 37.4
Latin America 2,333 up 50.0
Africa 1,253 down 17.8
Oceania 2,326 up 5.5
Others 0
TOTAL 31,030 down 19.9