Motorcycle paradise in the world, Indonesia ranks third


USE motorcycle be an effective choice for traveling to a destination. Especially when driving through roads that are used to experiencing severe congestion. Motorbikes can be more effective and time efficient to break through traffic jams. Of all motorcycles in the world, 58% are in the Asia Pacific region and other Asian regions such as South and East Asia. Here are the countries with the highest motorcycle usage in the world.

1. Thailand

Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 87%

It’s no surprise that Thailand is known as the “land of 100 million scooters.” Take a walk
in Thailand it is filled with bikes of all makes and designs heading in that direction
different. According to the Pew Research Center, 87% of the country’s households own at least one motorcycle. With 18 million households, there are at least 15 million bicycles in the country.

According to the BBC, there are up to 20 million registered motorbikes in the country and a million more unregistered. Thailand also has the highest number of motorcycle accident deaths in the world with an average of 5,000 motorbike deaths recorded annually. (Read: 10 Female Fighters in World War II


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 86%

Motorbikes are the most popular means of transportation in Vietnam, a country with a population of more than 90 million people. There are about 45 million bicycles in the country, with 86% of households owning at least one. Sales of two-wheelers have continued to grow despite talk of a saturated market. Most of the roads in the capital Hanoi have been taken over by around 5 million motorbikes. Due to the number of bicycles on the road and the congestion caused, the Vietnamese government plans to reduce the number of bicycles on the road.


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 85%

Jakarta, the capital city of Indonesia, is one of the worst places in the world for traffic. About 15 million motorbikes pass through the city every day compared to just 5 million cars. In general, Indonesia is the largest market for motorbikes and scooters in the world.

According to a survey conducted by AISI, there are about 80 million bicycles in the country. About 85% of households own at least one motorbike and use it as the main means of transportation for all family members. (Also read: Don’t mess with India, Harley-Davidson is sued by Indian dealers)

4. Malaysia

Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 83%

With a population of 32 million people, Malaysia has around 7 million households of which 5.8 million own motorbikes. In all, there are about 13 million bicycles in the country, about the number of cars. However, most road users are motorcyclists. As such, cyclists make up the bulk of road fatalities in the country. Despite their dangers, motorbikes are a convenient means of transportation in Malaysia.


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 60%

The Ministry of Public Security of the People’s Republic of China revealed that until the end of June 2020
the number of motor vehicles circulating in China has reached 360 million units. Of that number, 68.9 million are motorcycle users. Beijing is the city with the highest number of motorized vehicles with more than 6 million units, followed by Chengdu, which has more than 5 million units. (Also read: Volcon Grund, Electric Motor that Can Swim)


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 47%

Citing Motorcycles Data, India is one of the largest motorcycle market shares in the world. Motorcycle sales in 2019 were recorded at 18.5 million units, while throughout the 2017/2018 fiscal year, there were more than 20 million motorbikes sold on Hindustan land. Despite the decline, sales in India are still the largest in the world.


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 43%

In Pakistan, like Indonesia, two-wheeled vehicles are the most common mode of transportation
used by the little people. In 2019, motorcycle sales in Pakistan totaled 1.67 million units.

Before the Covid 19 pandemic, Pakistan was one of the countries where the automotive industry was
including in this case the motorcycle is experiencing a boom. (Also read: 5 Most Expensive Firearms in the World, Want to Know What’s Special?)


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 35%

Based on Yamaha’s data, the motorcycle market in Nigeria reached 1.3 million units in 2013, and is predicted to reach 1.8 million units by 2020. Even Nigeria has now succeeded in producing a local motorcycle called the Naseni M1, a motorcycle that is 100% developed. and built in their own country.


Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 32%

The Philippines is one of the countries with the most motorcycle buyers in ASEAN. At least about 1.7 million units of motorbikes were purchased by residents led by Rodrigo Duterte. It is suspected that the industrial infrastructure growth that the government has been pushing for a positive impact on the trend of purchasing motorbikes. (Also read: 10 Largest Peninsula in the World, Let’s Find Out!)

10. Brazil

Percentage of Households Owning Motorbikes: 29%

In total (all brands) motorcycle sales in Brazil in 2013 reached 1,532,656 million units. According to the National Traffic Department, the country had 23 million motorbikes in 2014, while according to data, in 2018, 26.29% of Brazilian respondents stated that they owned a motorbike.

Source: www.worldatlas, data



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