There are 297 cars per 1000 people in Russia

There are 297 cars per 1000 people in Russia

 

Autostat. – The average car availability across Russia amounts to 297 cars per 1000 people as of July 1, 2018.

It should be noted that this indicator is higher than the national level in 41 regions of Russia. Karelia has the highest level amongst the regions, with 357 vehicles per 1000 people. Karelia is closely followed by Moscow and Kaluga regions – 355. Pskov and Kaliningrad are the other “motorised” regions: 354 and 353 respectively.

Interestingly, the aforementioned indicator is lower in Moscow – 298, in comparison with the city’s surrounding area – 355. The situation is quite the opposite in St Petersburg, on the other hand, 321 in the city and 281 in Leningrad region.

Chechnya has the lowest number of automobiles per head in the country, with 142 cars per 1000 people. The level is also significantly low in the neighbouring North Caucasian republics: Ingushetia – 156 and Dagestan – 182. Tyva is another region, where the number of automobiles per 1000 people is below the 200 mark: 194.