Already in five countries in Europe plug-in market share is above 5%, and in 16 above 1%.

The average market share of new passenger plug-in electric cars in Europe - the European Union and EFTA (Norway, Switzerland, Iceland) - amounted during the first nine months of 2019 to roughly 2.9% (compared to less than 2.1% year ago).

In this post we will compare plug-in market share in 27 countries, using available registration data from the European Automobile Manufacturers Association.

The top countries are:

  1. Norway - 50.8%
  2. Iceland - 15.3%
  3. Netherlands - 10.5%
  4. Sweden - 10.0%
  5. Finland - 5.3%

The average for the European Union is 2.4% (compared to less than 1.7% a year ago).

As it turns out, already 16 countries are above 1%, and almost all countries are improving their plug-in market share.

Passenger plug-in electric car registrations in Europe - Q1-Q3 2019

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* some data estimated

** only countries, for which data are available