BMW vehicles unit sales by major markets

BMW sales by each major market/geographical region 2012-2021.

In 2021, BMW sales of vehicles grew compared to the previous year. The company sold 2.52 million units of vehicles globally in 2021 compared to 2.325 million units in 2020. Sales increased across Asia, Europe and the Americas. However, BMW's sales in its domestic market remained lower in 2021 compared to 2020. The company sold 949.1k vehicles in Europe including 266.8k in Germany and 164.3k in the UK. In the previous year, it had sold 285k vehicle units in Germany and 163.2k units in the UK. Its sales in the US increased to 368k units in 2021 from 307.9k units in the previous year. BMW sales in China touched an all time high in 2021 when it sold 847.9k vehicles there compared to 778.4k vehicles in 2020. 2021 proved to be a bumper year for BMW in terms of global sales and revenues.

In 2018, BMW's deliveries of vehicles fell in UK but rose in Germany, USA and China compared to 2017. Europe saw lower overall deliveries in 2018 as compared to the previous year but Americas and Asia saw higher overall deliveries. Overall deliveries in other markets were also lower as compared to 2017. China remained the leading market with overall 640,800 units delivered.

Number of vehicles in 1000 units

YearUKGermanyEurope Total
2021164.3266.8949.1
2020163.2285913.6
2019233.8330.51,081.6
2018236.8310.61,097.4
2017242.4296.51101.9
2016252.2298.91092.2
2015231286.11000.4
2014205.1272.3914.6
2013189.1259.2859.5
2012174.5287.4865.4

Number of vehicles in 1000 units

YearUSAAmericas Total
2021368451.7
2020307.9379.7
2019375.7472.9
2018355.4457.1
2017358.8456.1
2016366.5460.4
2015405.7495.9
2014397482.3
2013376.6463.8
2012348.5425.3

 Number of vehicles in 1000 units

YearChinaAsia Total
2021847.91,067.9
2020778.4986.5
2019724.7930.8
2018635.8871.8
2017595847.7
2016516.8747.3
2015464.1685.8
2014456.7658.4
2013391.7578.7
2012327.3493.4

  Number of vehicles in 1000 units

YearOther markets (in 000s)
202152.8
202045.4
201952.2
201859.9
201759.3
201667.7
201565.4
201462.7
201361.8
201261.1
YearGlobal total (in 000s)
20212,521.5
20202,325.2
20192,537.5
20182,486.1
20172,465