Every Tesla Statistic you Need to Know

*This article has been updated in 2023 with the latest stats and freshest data

Looking for the ultimate list of Tesla stats? You’ve come to the right place!

Tesla is the world's most valuable automotive company and one of the world’s most valuable companies in any industry. Once mocked for their passion to deliver luxury high-performance electric vehicles to a mass audience, Tesla’s growth has been incredible and they’ve paved the way for many other more traditional car brands to produce electric cars too. 

With the high-profile Elon Musk at the helm, Tesla has never struggled to make the headlines. The electric auto giants don’t just talk a good game though, their range of sleek and stylish cars have proved a massive hit around the world for a reason and they have changed the way that electric cars are perceived globally.

More than just a car company, Tesla has their fingers in many pies including solar panels, charging equipment and renewable energy. With so much hype surrounding the company, we decided to pull together this ultimate list of Tesla statistics to highlight just how successful they’ve become and share some interesting facts that you may not already know.

Tesla History Facts

  • Tesla was founded in the July of 2003 by Martin Eberhard & Marc Tarpenning
  • The brand name ‘Tesla Motors’ is a tribute to inventor Nikola Tesla
  • In February 2004 Elon Musk became the largest shareholder of the company after a $6.5 million investment, and as of 2008, has also become the CEO
  • In 2009 Tesla began producing the Roadster which was it's first ever car
  • The Model S came out in 2012, Model X in 2015, Model 3 in 2017, and the Model Y was released in 2020.


Tesla Sales Stats

  • In the first quarter of 2022, Tesla delivered over 310,000 vehicles, despite ongoing supply chain challenges and factory shutdowns.
  • Tesla delivered 1.3 million vehicles in 2022, up 40% from 2021.
  • Tesla has sold approximately 3.6 million electric cars as of the start of 2023
  • In 2022, Tesla produced 66,771 ​​Model S/X
  • In 2022, Tesla produced 1,247,146 Model 3/Y
  • In the third quarter of 2022 alone, Tesla produced 365,925 units
  • The Tesla Model y is the most-sold electric vehicle in the UK
  • Tesla’s revenue rose to $53.8 billion in 2021, from $31.5 billion a year earlier.
  • Deliveries increased 87 percent in 2021 vs 2020
  • Tesla ranked as the most valuable automotive brand worldwide in 2021
  • With a growth rate over 157 percent in 2021, Tesla was the fastest growing brand worldwide.
  • As of 2020, Tesla ranked as the leading electric vehicle brand worldwide
  • In 2021, Tesla had a revenue of US$53.8 billion
  • As of 2021, Tesla had an operating income of US$6.52 billion
  • As of 2021, Tesla had a net income of US$5.52 billion
  • As of 2021, Tesla had total assets worth US$62.1 billion
  • As of 2021, Tesla had a total equity of US$30.2 billion
  • As of 2022, Tesla had a revenue of US$178 billion 
  • In 2022, Tesla’s revenue per hour was US$8,546,004


Tesla Company Stats

  • Tesla employs 110,000 people worldwide.
  • Tesla currently has 4 manufacturing plants (or ‘Gigafactories’), 3 of which are in the US ( California, Nevada & New York), 1 in China (Shanghai)
  • Tesla has 2 more Gigafactories under construction in Germany (Berlin) and a 4th in the US (Texas)
  • The average salary for a Senior Engineer at Tesla is $160,526 per year


Tesla Supercharger Stats

  • As of January 2023, Tesla has 4,680 Supercharger stations worldwide
  • As of January 2023, Tesla has 923 Supercharger stations in Europe
  • There has been a 54% increase in Superchargers worldwide in the last year alone (start of 2021 vs start of 2022)
  • With a Tesla Supercharger, you can get up to 200 miles of battery life in just 15 minutes of charge
  • With a standard wall connector, you get up to 44 miles of range per hour charged


Tesla Model 3 Stats

  • Tesla's Model 3 is the world's best-selling plug-in electric vehicle model
  • The Model 3 became the first electric car to pass one million global sales in June 2021
  • It was 2nd in list of UK's best-selling cars of 2021
  • Tesla Model 3 accounted for 14% of the electric vehicle sales globally in 2019


Tesla Social Media Stats

  • By 2019, YouTube videos from fan-owned Teslas had clocked up over 400 million views
  • Tesla is the most followed car brand on Twitter (recently purchased by Tesla owner Elon Musk) in 2022, with 15.8M followers
  • Tesla’s official YouTube channel has 2.2M subscribers, ahead of Ford’s 2.18 million
  • According to 2019 reportsTesla does no paid social media advertising
  • 2019 research showed that YouTube channels that focused on Tesla content had a combined 250 million subscribers.


Tesla Future Predictions Stats

  • Tesla expects to deliver more than 2 million vehicles in 2023
  • In 2023, Tesla has projected to reach a revenue of US$213.80m 
  • Tesla has predicted a 50% increase in production in 2023
  • Tesla could increase their deliveries by 60% in 2023
  • Tesla's future products include: Roadster (second generation), Tesla Semi (all-electric Class 8 semi-trailer truck), Cybertruck (pickup truck) 


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