Vehicle registration number South Korea 2019, by fuel type

Of approximately 23.7 million automobiles in South Korea in 2019, almost eleven million burned gasoline as fuel, while another ten million had diesel engines. The share of gasoline and LPG-fueled vehicles decreased slightly when compared to six years ago, while the number of environmentally friendly hybrid, electric, and hydrogen vehicles increased.
This is in part due to the government's Green Car initiative and construction of hydrogen refueling stations. Ongoing environmental issues, such as the particulate matter coming from China and polluting Korean skies, have also changed the way Koreans perceive environmental issues, stimulating greater interest in the environment. In all, there were over 600 thousand environmentally-friendly vehicles in Korea in 2019, sharply increased from just 104 thousand in 2013.

Total number of vehicles registered in South Korea in 2019, by fuel type

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Release date

January 2020

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

2019

Special properties

two-wheeled vehicles excluded

Supplementary notes

Values have been rounded.
"Other" fuel types refer to solar power, LNG, alcohol, kerosene, and such.

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