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17,285
17,285 Total Auto Jobs in Delaware
2.92%
2.92% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$1.03B
Total Labor Income Annually
$1.61B
Total Car Sales in 2018
49.6K
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

$107.4M
Total State Tax revenue
2.5%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$69.3M
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$39.3M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$196.7M
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$7.6M
Corporate Profits Tax
$26.1M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

854,561

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 385,569 (45.12%)
  • CUVs 179,448 (21%)
  • SUVs 95,885 (11.22%)
  • Pickups 135,437 (15.85%)
  • Vans/Minivans 58,222 (6.81%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 823,374 (96.35%)
  • Diesel 16,724 (1.96%)
  • Hybrid 12,588 (1.47%)
  • Electric 724 (0.08%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,151 (0.13%)

The Delaware average age of vehicles is 10.8 years.

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

New Purchases

49,592

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 15,487 (31.23%)
  • CUVs 19,863 (40.05%)
  • SUVs 4,713 (9.5%)
  • Pickups 7,075 (14.27%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,454 (4.95%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 47,187 (95.15%)
  • Diesel 847 (1.71%)
  • Hybrid 931 (1.88%)
  • Electric 345 (0.7%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 282 (0.57%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 8.18B 8.18 Billion Total Imports
  • 195.2M 195.2 Million Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 1B 1 Billion Total Imports
  • 72M 72 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.