Interesting Electric Vehicles Charging Device Statistics

This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority.

Key findings:

  • 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.

Click here to see the latest Department for Transport Electric Vehicle Charging Device Statistics April 2020