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Which Country Loves Electric Cars the Most?

Electric vehicles (%), 2020 or latest
Automotive | April 3, 2021
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Based on a comparison of 42 countries in 2020, Norway ranked the highest in Electric vehicles with 74.8% followed by Iceland and Sweden. On the other end of the scale was South Africa with 0.064%, India with 0.070% and Brazil with 0.084%.

Data for more countries are available at Total Chargeable Electric Vehicles (As % of New Cars Sold) indicator page.

Total Chargeable Electric Vehicles (As % of New Cars Sold) Unit 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
Austria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.566% 0.903% 1.54% 2.02% 2.54%
Belgium % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.424% 0.766% 1.67% 2.62% 2.43%
Canada % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.666% 0.977% 1.75% 2.61% 7.64% ...
Denmark % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.855% 2.55% 0.861% 0.605% 2.14%
Finland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.419% 0.605% 1.20% 2.54% 4.74%
France % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.696% 1.19% 1.45% 1.75% 2.10%
Germany % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.432% 0.735% 0.752% 1.59% 1.97%
Iceland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Luxembourg % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Netherlands % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 3.82% 9.89% 5.99% 2.67% 6.69%
Norway % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 13.7% 22.4% 29.0% 39.3% 49.1%
Portugal % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.202% 0.653% 0.890% 1.84% 3.44%
Sweden % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.462% 0.651% 0.981% 1.97% 8.01%
Switzerland % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0.890% 1.94% 2.02% 2.69% 3.18%
United Kingdom % ... ... ... ... ... 0.590% 1.09% 1.38% 1.86% 2.53%