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102,567
102,567 Total Auto Jobs in Alabama
3.83%
3.83% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$5.64B
Total Labor Income Annually
$6.93B
Total Car Sales in 2018
209.1K
Total New Car Sold in 2018

Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

$843.5M
Total State Tax revenue
7.6%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$141.8M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$80.4M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$62.9M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$902.5M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$30.9M
Corporate Profits Tax
$75.6M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

4,920,798

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,138,674 (43.46%)
  • CUVs 676,340 (13.74%)
  • SUVs 600,740 (12.21%)
  • Pickups 1,276,893 (25.95%)
  • Vans/Minivans 228,151 (4.64%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 4,737,168 (96.27%)
  • Diesel 146,468 (2.98%)
  • Hybrid 34,130 (0.69%)
  • Electric 1,446 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,586 (0.03%)

The Alabama average age of vehicles is 13.93 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

209,124

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 66,481 (31.79%)
  • CUVs 66,255 (31.68%)
  • SUVs 20,640 (9.87%)
  • Pickups 46,995 (22.47%)
  • Vans/Minivans 8,753 (4.19%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 198,797 (95.06%)
  • Diesel 7,307 (3.49%)
  • Hybrid 2,154 (1.03%)
  • Electric 527 (0.25%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 339 (0.16%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 360.4M 360.4 Million Total Imports
  • 5.92B 5.92 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 18.6M 18.6 Million Total Imports
  • 570M 570 Million Total Imports
Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.