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Number of electric vehicle charging stations in Europe 2010-2020

In 2020, there were roughly 285,800 public charging stations for electric vehicles in Europe (including Turkey). This figure includes normal charge under or equal to 22 kilowatts as well as fast charge with over 22 kilowatts. Figures grew consecutively between 2010 and 2020, with prominent increases seen in 2011, 2012, and 2016.

EV market share

Battery electric vehicles have a market share of around 4.5 percent across the European Union, while plug-in hybrid electric vehicles hold a somewhat equal share of 4.7 percent. Electric mobility in Europe is expected to continue its growth in the future, with charging stations set to become a staple on European roads.

Charging stations across Europe

In 2019, Germany was home to almost 40,000 public charging stations for electric vehicles. The number of charging stations was highest in Norway. The country is known to have the greatest share of new electric vehicle registrations relative to overall new registrations.

Number of public electric vehicle charging stations in Europe from 2010 to 2020

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2010 to 2020

Supplementary notes

Europe here refers to the EU-28, EFTA and Turkey.

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