Access to electricity (% of population)

Definition: Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.

Description: The map below shows how Access to electricity (% of population) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Australia, with a value of 100.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Chad, with a value of 3.50.

Source: World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) database from World Bank, Global Electrification database.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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