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Motorhome registration statistics in Europe, 2016

The motorhome market is recovering, except Austria, most European countries are remarkably increasing registration of these vehicles


Country
Motorcaravans
2015
2016
Change  %
Germany
19.307
23.855
+23,6
Austria
945
852
-9,8
Belgium
2.336
2.608
+11,6
Denmark
111
152
+36,9
Slovenia
82
*88
+7,3
Spain
* 991
1.506
+52,0
Finland
648
767
+18,4
France
12.291
13.493
+9,8
Netherlands
943
1.078
+14,3
Italy
2.722
**3.008
+10,5
Norway
1.655
1.765
+6,6
Portugal
41
*45
+9,8
UK
*6.388
*7.285
+14,0
Sweden
2.532
3.333
+31,6
Sitzerland
2.440
**2.589
+6,1
Total
53.432
62.424
16,7
*Estimates
**Figures must be approved by the NCC

According to the statistics, most European countries have had a significant improvement on motorhome registrations over recent years.

However, Spain stands out with the largest increase, +52%, on motorhome registrations in Europe. Figures compared with the previous year until June 2016.

Registration of caravans
Moreover, as regards to the registration of caravans, statistics show that there is a clear downward trend; for example, in the UK the increase on caravan registrations was only +3,7%; on the other hand, motorhomes went up +14%. In addition, a good number of caravanners choose to purchase a motorhome. And the trend is growing.

Source of Statistics: ECF