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185,207
185,207 Total Auto Jobs in Pennsylvania
2.38%
2.38% is dependent on the Auto Industry for Jobs.
$11.04B
Total Labor Income Annually
$21.13B
Total Car Sales in 2018
661.5K
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

$1.12B
Total State Tax revenue
2.7%
Percent of State Tax Revenue
$1.34B
New Vehicle Sales Taxes
$758.3M
Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
$296.6M
Sales Tax on Auto Parts and Services
$4.63B
Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
$27M
Corporate Profits Tax
$113.5M
State Income Taxes

Registrations

12,032,941

Registered

By Body Style

  • Cars 5,311,249 (44.14%)
  • CUVs 2,660,982 (22.11%)
  • SUVs 1,295,529 (10.77%)
  • Pickups 1,921,650 (15.97%)
  • Vans/Minivans 843,531 (7.01%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 11,619,737 (96.57%)
  • Diesel 260,434 (2.16%)
  • Hybrid 134,493 (1.12%)
  • Electric 7,997 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 10,280 (0.09%)

The Pennsylvania average age of vehicles is 11.78 years.

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

New Purchases

661,479

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 179,470 (27.13%)
  • CUVs 294,511 (44.52%)
  • SUVs 52,648 (7.96%)
  • Pickups 102,443 (15.49%)
  • Vans/Minivans 32,407 (4.9%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 627,988 (94.94%)
  • Diesel 16,526 (2.5%)
  • Hybrid 10,902 (1.65%)
  • Electric 3,801 (0.57%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2,262 (0.34%)

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 787.1M 787.1 Million Total Imports
  • 22.34B 22.34 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 168.8M 168.8 Million Total Imports
  • 2.89B 2.89 Billion 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.