Interactive map – Electric vehicle purchase incentives per country in Europe (2021 update)
This interactive map shows the market uptake of electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) and the availability of incentives to promote electric car sales for each of the 27 member states of the European Union.
- Across the European Union, purchase incentives for electrically-chargeable vehicles (ECVs) still differ greatly per country, both when we look at the nature of these tax benefits as well as their monetary value.
- This year, 17 countries offer purchase incentives (such as bonus payments or premiums) to buyers of ECVs – down from 20 in 2020.
- 10 EU member states do not provide any purchase incentives for electric cars at the moment – that is four countries more than last year.
- Belgium (10.7% ECV market share)
- Bulgaria (n/a)
- Cyprus (0.5% ECV market share)
- Czech Republic (2.5% ECV market share)
- Denmark (16.4% ECV market share)
- Estonia (1.8% ECV market share)
- Latvia (2.7% ECV market share)
- Malta (n/a)
- Poland (1.9% ECV market share)
- Slovakia (1.9% ECV market share)
- A more detailed overview of all fiscal stimuli for electrically-chargeable cars in the EU can be found here.
Note: GDP per capita and ECV market share for each country are full-year 2020 figures.
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Vehicle types All vehiclesPassenger cars