Charging Point Statistics 2018

With new points being added daily, the landscape of UK charging point infrastructure is continually changing. The charts below show the profile of public charging points across the UK, updated live from the Zap-Map database. They track how many charge points there are currently in the UK, how many and what type of rapid chargers there are and a regional breakdown of charging points.

Third party use: this data can be used by third parties as long as the source is attributed to Zap-Map and if online, a link is added back to https://www.zap-map.com.

Zap stats – 20 January 2018

14435

Connectors

8325

Devices

5048

Locations

330

Last 30 days

The table above shows the total number of locations which have a public charging point installed (5048), the number of devices at those locations (8325) and the total number of connectors within these devices (14435). There have been 330 new connectors added to the Zap-Map database over the last 30 days.


Number of UK charging locations and connectors over past 12 months: Zap-Map, January 2018

This graph shows the number of public charge connectors and locations on the Zap-Map database over the last year. The total number of connectors has increased from just over 11,000 in February 2017 to more than 14,000 by Jan 2018.


Charging connectors by type: Zap-Map, 2011-2017

The graph above shows the breakdown of total connectors by Slow, Fast, Rapid DC and Rapid AC charger speed for the last seven years.


Rapid Chargers – 20 January 2018

2734

Connectors

1254

Devices

839

Locations

94

Last 30 days

The table above shows the total number of locations which have a rapid public charging point installed (839), the number of rapid devices at those locations (1254) and the total number of rapid connectors within these devices (2734). There have been 94 new rapid connectors added to the Zap-Map database over the last 30 days.


Profile of rapid connectors by type: Zap-Map, January 2018

Total Rapid connectors: 2734

The pie-chart above shows the share of total rapid connectors by each rapid connector type. The CHAdeMO 50kW Rapid DC chargers are the most widespread with 980 connectors – 35% of the total.

Visit the charge point basics page for an explanation of the different types of rapid connectors or take a look at Connector Selector to find compatibility with your vehicle.

Profile of rapid devices: Zap-Map, January 2018

Total Rapid devices: 1254
Total Rapid connectors:2734

The chart above shows the number of charging devices across the UK which has at least one of the specified Rapid connector type. Thus there are 979 devices with a JEVS CHAdeMO 50kW connector, 764 devices with a Type 2 Mennekes 43kW connector, 713 with a CCS Combo 50kW connector and 274 Tesla superchargers.

Please note: Each Rapid device, with the exception of Tesla Superchargers, has a minimum of two connectors, so the total Rapid devices (2734), is not the sum of the above number of devices by connector type.


Rapid charging connectors by type: Zap-Map, 2011-2017




The chart above shows the number of Rapid connectors by type at the end of 2011 to 2017. There has been strong growth in the number of Rapid chargers in the UK from just over 30 CHAdeMO connectors in 2011 to over 2600 Rapid connectors across CHAdeMO, CCS, Tesla and Type 2 Rapid chargers by the end of 2017.

Profile of charging connectors across the UK regions: Zap-Map, January 2018

Total connectors: 14435

The pie-chart above shows the breakdown of charging point connectors in each of the UK regions. Scotland has the most charging points followed by London and the South-East; the regions with the least charging points are Yorkshire and Wales.


Watch the UK’s charging network evolve from 2011 to today

Third party use: this data can be used by third parties as long as this is attributed to Zap-Map and if online, a link is added back to https://www.zap-map.com.

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