Monthly Registrations

This overview shows the new registrations of motor caravans and caravans in Germany.

Historic: Number of new registrations of leisure vehicles exceeds 100,000 for the first time

For the first time, more than 100,000 leisure vehicles were newly registered in Germany within a year. The caravanning industry surpassed the historic mark at the end of November. New registrations of leisure vehicles, thus, increased by 28.6 percent since the beginning of the year. Last month, a total of 5,973 motor caravans and caravans were newly registered. This represents almost a doubling (plus 91.6 percent) compared to November 2019.

Caravans continue on the road to success after a difficult spring

New registrations of caravans developed very positively again in November and rose by 41.5 percent to 1,450 vehicles. Between January and November, 27,7680 caravans were put on the market for the first time. This is 6.1 percent more than in the same period of last year.

November result doubled – motor caravan rally knows no end

New month, new record – that’s how the time since the “corona lockdown” can be summed up in the motor caravan market. In November, new motor caravan registrations doubled compared to the same month last year (up 116.1 percent). 4,523 vehicles registered for the first time is a new record for the month of November. This means that 73,070 motor caravans were newly registered this year. This is a whopping 39.9 percent more than in the same period of the record-breaking year of 2019.

Newly registered leisure vehicles in Germany

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Caravans
2017 2018 2019 2020 Dif. %
Month November 887 910 1.025 1.450 +41,5
                 
Calendar year January - November 22.143 23.693 26.188 27.780 +6,1
                 
3 Months September 1.276 1.334 1.602 1.965 +22,7
October 1.048 1.260 1.394 1.680 +20,5
November 887 910 1.025 1.450 +41,5
Total 3.211 3.504 4.021 5.095 +26,7
                 
2016/20172017/20182018/20192019/2020 Dif. %
                 
Season September - November 25.91327.83130.96232.875 +6,2
                 
2016/172017/182018/192019/20 Dif. %
                 
12 Months December - November 22.639 24.252 26.822 28.533 +6,4
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Motor Caravans
2017 2018 2019 2020 Dif. %
Month November 1.602 1.875 2.093 4.523 +116,1
                 
Calendar year January - November 39.284 45.397 52.246 73.070 +39,9
                 
3 Months September 2.042 2.222 2.083 5.526 +165,3
October 1.783 2.486 2.610 4.909 +88,1
November 1.602 1.875 2.093 4.523 +116,1
Total 5.427 6.583 6.786 14.958 +120,4
                 
2016/20172017/20182018/20192019/2020 Dif. %
                 
Season September - November 45.99553.44260.70888.028 +45,0
                 
2016/172017/182018/192019/20 Dif. %
                 
12 Months December - November 40.271 46.681 53.708 74.746 +39,2

Newly registered leisure vehicles in Germany

Source: CIVD evaluation of figures from the Federal Motor Transport Authority (KBA)
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