There are 285 cars per 1000 people in Russia

There are 285 cars per 1000 people in Russia

Autostat – According to the analytical agency Autostat, the average number of passenger cars available per 1000 Russian residents amounts to 285, as of 1 July 2016. The number of cars per head is higher in 36 regions of Russia (out of 83) than the national average.

Kamchatka (472 vehicles) and Primorye (437) are the regions with most vehicles per head. The import of Japanese second-hand automobiles through Vladivostok is one of the reasons behind such high levels in these regions. Moscow Region comes third in the list (347).

Kaliningrad (344) and Kaluga (342) completes the top-five. The rest of the top-ten is as follows: Karelia (341), Pskov Region (336), Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Region – Yugra (327), Ryazan (324) and Murmansk regions (321).

It should be noted that Moscow is ranked 22nd (308) and St. Petersburg eleventh (316) in the list.