Electric bicycle sales in the European Union (EU) 2006-2016

This statistic shows the number of electric bicycles sold in the European Union (EU) between 2006 and 2016, in thousand units. Sales of e-bikes grew steadily each year growing from 98 thousand units in 2006 to 588 thousand units in 2010. Just regarding the increase between 2009 to 2010 shows an significant increase by 39.34 percent.
From 2010 to 2015 the number of electric bicycles sold in the EU further increased to over a million sold e-bikes. From 2014 to 2015 the number of sold e-bikes increased from 1.139 million e-bikes in 2014 to 1.357 million e-bikes in 2015. This is an increase of 19.13 percent from 2014 to 2015 in sales of e-bikes in the EU.

Number of electric bicycles sold in the European Union (EU) from 2006 to 2016, (in 1,000 units)*

Sales volume in thousand units
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Release date

July 2017



Survey time period

2006 to 2016

Supplementary notes

Data comes from the EU 28, including Croatia.
* Electric bicycles are referred to as electric power-assisted cycles (EPAC) in the source.

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