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World Motorcycles


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World Motorcycles

Motorcycle sales globally are forecast to grow 3.8 percent per year through 2020 to reach 113 million units. The large Chinese market will record sizable losses during this time, and this will restrain advances at the global level.

This study shows the supply and demand relationship. Demand is broken out by type (internal combustion engine versus electric) for the years 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025 for six regions and 24 countries.

Types of motorcycles covered in the study are:
Scooters, Mopeds & Motorbikes
Light Motorcycles
Medium & Heavy Motorcycles

Internal combustion engine (ICE) models have dominated the world motorcycle market, but demand for e-bikes and electric scooters, motorcycles, and mopeds is growing rapidly.

Major regional sections:
North America
Western Europe
Asia/Pacific
Other Regions

Worldwide, the largest motorcycle markets tend to be developing, middle-income nations, where the economics of personal transportation largely drive motorcycle demand as consumers seek better, more convenient ways to travel as standards of living rise.


  • INTRODUCTION
  • EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
    • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE DEMAND
  • MARKET ENVIRONMENT
    • General
    • World Economic Overview
      • Recent Historical Trends
      • World Economic Outlook
        • Table WORLD GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT BY REGION
    • World Demographic Overview
      • Population
        • Table WORLD POPULATION BY REGION
      • Urban Population
        • Table WORLD URBAN POPULATION BY REGION
      • Households
        • Table WORLD HOUSEHOLDS BY REGION
    • World Personal Income Trends
      • Table WORLD PERSONAL CONSUMPTION EXPENDITURES BY REGION
    • World Light Vehicle Demand
      • Table WORLD LIGHT VEHICLE DEMAND BY REGION
    • Legal & Regulatory Environment
      • Restrictions on Motorcycle Use
      • Rider Safety
      • Exhaust Emissions
    • Pricing Patterns
      • By Region
        • Table WORLD SALES-WEIGHTED MOTORCYCLE MANUFACTURER PRICING BY REGION
      • By Product
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE PRICING TRENDS BY TYPE
    • Technology Trends
      • Internal Combustion Engine Motorcycles
      • Electric Motorcycles
  • OVERVIEW
    • General
      • Two Market Models: Developed Versus Emerging
    • Regional Overview
      • Table CHART III-1 WORLD MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY REGION, 2015
      • Demand by Unit
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Demand by Value
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE VALUE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Motorcycles in Use
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLES IN USE BY TYPE & REGION
      • Production
        • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION BY REGION
        • Table CHART III-2 WORLD MOTORCYCLE PRODUCTION BY REGION, 2015
      • International Trade
        • Table WORLD NET EXPORTS BY REGION
    • Demand by Type
      • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE
      • Table CHART III-3 WORLD MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE, 2005-2025
      • Internal Combustion Engine
        • Table WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE & REGION
        • Table CHART III-4 WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE, 2005-2025
        • Table WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE SCOOTER, MOPED, &MOTORBIKE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE LIGHT MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY REGION
        • Table WORLD INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE MEDIUM & HEAVY MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY REGION
      • Electric Motorcycles
        • Table WORLD ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY REGION & TYPE
        • Table CHART III-5 WORLD ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE, 2005-2025
  • NORTH AMERICA
    • North America: Overview
    • North America: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART IV-1 NORTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • North America: Motorcycle Market Outlook
      • Table NORTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • United States
      • United States: Overview
      • United States: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED STATES: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN THE UNITED STATES
      • United States: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED STATES: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART IV-2 UNITED STATES: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2005-2025
    • Canada
      • Canada: Overview
      • Canada: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table CANADA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Canada: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table CANADA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Mexico
      • Mexico: Overview
      • Mexico: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table MEXICO: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Mexico: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table MEXICO: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
  • WESTERN EUROPE
    • Western Europe: Overview
    • Western Europe: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART V-1 WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Western Europe: Motorcycle Market Outlook
      • Table WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART V-2 WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2005-2025
    • Germany
      • Germany: Overview
      • Germany: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table GERMANY: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN GERMANY
      • Germany: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table GERMANY: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-3 GERMANY: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE, 2005-2025
    • Netherlands
      • Netherlands: Overview
      • Netherlands: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table NETHERLANDS: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Netherlands: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table NETHERLANDS: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART V-4 NETHERLANDS: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE, 2005-2025
    • France
      • France: Overview
      • France: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table FRANCE: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN FRANCE
      • France: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table FRANCE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Italy
      • Italy: Overview
      • Italy: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table ITALY: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN ITALY
      • Italy: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table ITALY: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Spain
      • Spain: Overview
      • Spain: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table SPAIN: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN SPAIN
      • Spain: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table SPAIN: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • United Kingdom
      • United Kingdom: Overview
      • United Kingdom: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
      • United Kingdom: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table UNITED KINGDOM: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Other Western Europe
      • Other Western Europe: Overview
      • Other Western Europe: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Western Europe: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER WESTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
  • ASIA/PACIFIC
    • Asia/Pacific: Overview
    • Asia/Pacific: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Table CHART VI-1 ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
    • Asia/Pacific: Motorcycle Market Outlook
      • Table ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Table CHART VI-2 ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY PRODUCT TYPE, 2005-2025
    • China
      • China: Overview
      • China: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table CHINA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN CHINA
      • China: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table CHINA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART VI-3 CHINA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE, 2005-2025
    • India
      • India: Overview
      • India: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table INDIA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN INDIA
      • India: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table INDIA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Indonesia
      • Indonesia: Overview
      • Indonesia: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table INDONESIA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN INDONESIA
      • Indonesia: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table INDONESIA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Vietnam
      • Vietnam: Overview
      • Vietnam: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table VIETNAM: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN VIETNAM
      • Vietnam: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table VIETNAM: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Thailand
      • Thailand: Overview
      • Thailand: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table THAILAND: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN THAILAND
      • Thailand: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table THAILAND: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Myanmar
      • Myanmar: Overview
      • Myanmar: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table MYANMAR: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Myanmar: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table MYANMAR: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Pakistan
      • Pakistan: Overview
      • Pakistan: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table PAKISTAN: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Pakistan: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table PAKISTAN: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Philippines
      • Philippines: Overview
      • Philippines: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table PHILIPPINES: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Philippines: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table PHILIPPINES: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Japan
      • Japan: Overview
      • Japan: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table JAPAN: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN JAPAN
      • Japan: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table JAPAN: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
        • Table CHART VI-4 JAPAN: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY ENGINE TYPE, 2005-2025
    • Taiwan
      • Taiwan: Overview
      • Taiwan: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table TAIWAN: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Taiwan: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table TAIWAN: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Malaysia
      • Malaysia: Overview
      • Malaysia: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table MALAYSIA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Malaysia: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table MALAYSIA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • South Korea
      • South Korea: Overview
      • South Korea: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • South Korea: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table SOUTH KOREA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Other Asia/Pacific
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Overview
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Other Asia/Pacific: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
  • OTHER REGIONS
    • Central & South America
      • Central & South America: Overview
      • Central & South America: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table CHART VII-1 CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY COUNTRY, 2015
      • Central & South America: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Brazil
        • Table BRAZIL: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table LEADING MOTORCYCLE SUPPLIERS IN BRAZIL
        • Table BRAZIL: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Argentina
        • Table ARGENTINA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table ARGENTINA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Other Central & South America
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Eastern Europe
      • Eastern Europe: Overview
      • Eastern Europe: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Eastern Europe: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table EASTERN EUROPE: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
    • Africa/Mideast
      • Africa/Mideast: Overview
      • Africa/Mideast: Motorcycle Supply & Demand
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
      • Africa/Mideast: Motorcycle Market Outlook
        • Table AFRICA/MIDEAST: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Nigeria
        • Table NIGERIA: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table NIGERIA: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
      • Other Africa/Mideast
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: MOTORCYCLE SUPPLY & DEMAND
        • Table OTHER AFRICA/MIDEAST: MOTORCYCLE DEMAND BY TYPE
  • INDUSTRY STRUCTURE
    • General
    • Industry Composition
      • Table WORLD MOTORCYCLE SALES BY COMPANY, 2015
    • Market Share
      • Table CHART VIII-1 WORLD MOTORCYCLE MARKET SHARE, 2015
      • Internal Combustion Engine Motorcycles
        • Table CHART VIII-2 WORLD ICE MOTORCYCLE MARKET SHARE, 2015
      • Electric Motorcycles
        • Table CHART VIII-3 WORLD ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLE MARKET SHARE, 2015
    • Competitive Strategies
    • Product Development & Manufacturing
    • Marketing & Distribution
    • Cooperative Agreements
      • Table SELECTED COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS
    • Financial Requirements
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table SELECTED ACQUISITIONS & DIVESTITURES
    • Participating Companies

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