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Recent data has shown that suburbs from Queensland and New South Wales have the most registrations of electric vehicles.

According to the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), QLD’s Brisbane have the greatest number of EV registrations as of the second quarter of 2023 with 6749 units recorded.

The ACT came in second with 3017, followed by the Gold Coast (2933 registrations), Northern Beaches (1387 registrations), and Boroondara (1243 registrations).

Rounding up the top 10 suburbs with the most EV registrations are Sydney (1213 registrations), Ku-ring-gai (1136), the Sunshine Coast (1114 registrations), Moreton Bay (1083 registrations), and The Hills Shire (1069).

According to the AAA, the number of EVs sold in the light vehicles market doubled between January 31, 2022, and the start of 2023.

Data also shows that battery electric vehicle sales have started to overtake hybrids this year. Furthermore, Australian buyers now show a preference for EVs, especially in the medium car segment with 41.58 percent of sales belonging to this category.

The ACT has exhibited the highest penetration of EVs with 1 percent of registered being battery electric-powered. Meanwhile, penetration was .41 per cent in NSW, 0.39 per cent in Victoria, and 0.37 per cent in Queensland as of January 31, 2023.