Sales of electric cars reached 24.9 thousand in 2016 in Japan, according to ACEA. This is 0.811 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of electric cars in Japan reached an all time high of 32.3 thousand in 2014 and an all time low of 1.08 thousand in 2009. When compared to Japan's main peers, sales of electric cars in China amounted to 336 thousand, 5.26 thousand in South Korea and 160 thousand in USA in 2016.
Japan has been ranked 9th within the group of 34 countries we follow in terms of sales of electric cars.