This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority for July to September 2022. Data is provided by the electric vehicle and charging point platform Zap-Map and is correct as at midnight 1 October 2022. In addition to the usual information presented throughout the publication, this release now includes new breakdowns including speed and location of charging devices.

Headline figures

  • As of 1 October 2022, there were 34,637 public electric vehicle charging devices installed in the UK, within which:

Charging Speed:

  • 6,395 were rated “rapid” devices or above
  • 19,746 were rated “fast” chargers

Location:

  • 17,179 were designated as “destination” chargers, this represents 50% of all charging devices
  • 11,218 were designated as “on street” chargers, this represents 32% of all charging devices

Compared to 1 July 2022:

  • total installed devices increased by 2,626, an increase of 8%
  • rapid charging or above devices increased by 421, an increase of 7%
  • there was an increase in total charging devices and those rated rapid or above in all regions of the UK, except the North East