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Monday, 8th April 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Monday, 8th April 2019, 12:47 pm
Electric charging points

In association with the BBC, we have looked at the number of electric charging positions in various local authorities in Sussex, along with the number of licensed vehicles and the rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed. Although many people are likely to charge their vehicle at home, those unable to do so need a range of charging points at convenient locations.

Crawley district: 25 charging locations. 158 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 158.2
Eastbourne district: 11 charging locations. 101 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 108.9
Adur district: 3 charging locations. 87 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 34.5
Brighton and Hove district: 26 charging locations. 434 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 59.9
Arun district: 6 charging locations. 226 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 26.5
Chichester district: 14 charging locations. 287 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 48.8
Hastings district: 5 charging locations. 91 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 54.9
Horsham district: 14 charging locations. 413 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 33.9
Lewes district: 12 charging locations. 236 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 50.8
Mid Sussex district: 17 charging locations. 408 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 41.7
Worthing district: 7 charging locations. 161 licensed vehicles. Rate of charging locations per 1,000 vehicles licensed - 43.5