Charging Point Statistics 2017

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 – 29 April 2017

12500

Connectors

6739

Devices

4384

Locations

215

Last 30 days

The table above shows the total number of locations which have a public charging point installed (4384), the number of devices at those locations (6739) and the total number of connectors within these devices (12500). There have been 215 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, April 2017

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 9,125 in February 2016 to nearly 12,000 by Jan 2017.


Charging connectors by type: Zap-Map, 2011-2016

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


Rapid Chargers – 29 April 2017

2222

Connectors

1010

Devices

700

Locations

28

Last 30 days

The table above shows the total number of locations which have a rapid public charging point installed (700), the number of rapid devices at those locations (1010) and the total number of rapid connectors within these devices (2222). There have been 28 new rapid connectors added to the Zap-Map database over the last 30 days.


Profile of rapid connectors by type: Zap-Map, April 2017

Total Rapid connectors: 2222

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 820 connectors – 36% 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, April 2017

Total Rapid devices: 1010
Total Rapid connectors:2222

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 818 devices with a JEVS CHAdeMO 50kW connector, 655 devices with a Type 2 Mennekes 43kW connector, 558 with a CCS Combo 50kW connector and 188 Tesla superchargers.

Please note: Each Rapid device, with the exception of Tesla Superchargers, has a minimum of two connectors, so the total Rapid devices (2222), is not the sum of the above number of devices by connector type.


Rapid charging connectors by type: Zap-Map, 2011-2016




The chart above shows the number of Rapid connectors by type at the end of 2011 to 2016. There has been strong growth in the number of Rapid chargers in the UK from just over 30 CHAdeMO connectors in 2011 to over 2100 Rapid connectors across CHAdeMO, CCS, Tesla and Type 2 Rapid chargers by the end of 2016.

Profile of charging connectors across the UK regions: Zap-Map, April 2017

Total connectors: 12500

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.

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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