Sales of electric cars reached 5.26 thousand in 2016 in South Korea, according to ACEA. This is 64.9 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, sales of electric cars in South Korea reached an all time high of 5.26 thousand in 2016 and an all time low of 0.060 thousand in 2010. When compared to South Korea's main peers, sales of electric cars in China amounted to 336 thousand and 24.9 thousand in Japan in 2016.
South Korea has been ranked 15th within the group of 34 countries we follow in terms of sales of electric cars.