Electric cars made up only 2 percent of all automobile sales in the United States in 2020, but 4.6 percent of global car sales. Norway led the world by far at almost 75 percent.

Source: “Global EV Data Explorer,” International Energy Agency, April 29, 2021, https://tinyurl.com/2evc6pjz

Data for the graphic are as follows:

Country Percentage of Electric Car Sales
Norway 74.8%
Iceland 52.4%
Sweden 32.3%
Germany 13.5%
France 11.3%
United Kingdom 11.3%
China 5.7%
World 4.6%
Canada 4.2%
South Korea 2.9%
United States 2.0%
Japan 0.6%
Mexico 0.3%
Brazil 0.1%
India 0.1%

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