Influencing factors to prefer an electric car in Hong Kong 2019

Environmental friendliness and long-term affordability are the main reasons for Hong Kong consumers to consider buying an electric car. According to the survey conducted by Rakuten Insight, about 74.9 percent of the respondents in Hong Kong who considered buying an electric car stated they preferred an electric car over a conventional one because it is environmentally-friendly.

Main reasons to choose an electric car over a conventional car in Hong Kong as of June 2019

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Release date

July 2019


Hong Kong

Survey time period

June 7 to 30, 2019

Number of respondents

960 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

among female and male respondents that consider buying an electric car

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey was conducted between June 7th to 30th, 2019 among a total of 3,711 Hong Kong respondents aged 16 years and older.

Original survey question:
What are your reason(s) for choosing an electric car over a conventional car? (up to three answers are allowed)

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