Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output)

Definition: Electric power transmission and distribution losses include losses in transmission between sources of supply and points of distribution and in the distribution to consumers, including pilferage.

Description: The map below shows how Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output) 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 Congo, with a value of 83.36. The country with the lowest value in the world is Bangladesh, with a value of 2.08.

Source: International Energy Agency (IEA Statistics © OECD/IEA, http://www.iea.org/stats/index.asp), Energy Statistics and Balances of Non-OECD Countries and Energy Statistics of OECD Countries, and United Nations, Energy Statistics Yearbook.

See also: Country ranking, Time series comparison

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