Production of beetles (worldwide) 

 

Year total build
   
1945 - 1.785
1946 - 10.020
1947 - 8.987
1948 - 19.244
1949 - 46.146
1950 - 81.979
1951 - 93.709
1952 - 114.338
1953 - 151.323
1954 - 202.174
1955 - 279.986
1956 - 333.190
1957 - 380.561
1958 - 451.526
1959 - 575.407
1960 - 739.455
1961 - 838.513
1962 - 876.255
1963 - 838.488
1964 - 948.370
1965 - 1.090.863
1966 - 1.080.165
1967 - 925.786
1968 - 1.186.134
1969 - 1.219.314
1970 - 1.196.000
1971 - 1.291.612
1972 - 1.220.686
1973 - 1.206.018
1974 - 791.053
1975 - 441.116
1976 - 383.277
1977 - 258.634
1978 - 271.673
1979 - 263.000
1980 - 236.177
1981 - 157.505
1982 - 138.091
1983 - 119.745
1984 - 118.138
1985 - 86.189
1986 - 46.633
1987 - 17.166
1988 - 19.008
1989 - 32.421
1990 - 84.716
1991 - 85.681