This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority.
- At 1 April 2020, there were 17,947 public electric vehicle charging devices available in the UK. Of these, 3,107 were rapid devices.
- Since 2015, the number of public charging devices has grown by 402%, with a 61% increase from 2018 to 2019. Rapid charging devices have also grown quickly, increasing by 355% since 2015.
- In the first three months of 2020, 1,436 more devices were available in total, increasing by 9%. Rapid devices also increased by 283, up 10% on the previous quarter.