Access to electricity, rural (% of rural population) - Country Ranking

Definition: Access to electricity, rural is the percentage of rural population with access to electricity.

Source: World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) database from the SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework led jointly by the World Bank, International Energy Agency, and the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program.

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Rank Country Value Year
1 Slovenia 100.00 2017
1 Uruguay 100.00 2017
1 United States 100.00 2017
1 Bulgaria 100.00 2017
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100.00 2017
1 Switzerland 100.00 2017
1 Greece 100.00 2017
1 Mexico 100.00 2017
1 Palau 100.00 2017
1 Qatar 100.00 2017
1 Singapore 100.00 2017
1 Jordan 100.00 2017
1 Lebanon 100.00 2017
1 Lithuania 100.00 2017
1 Puerto Rico 100.00 2017
1 Serbia 100.00 2017
1 Bahrain 100.00 2017
1 Czech Republic 100.00 2017
1 Liechtenstein 100.00 2017
1 San Marino 100.00 2017
1 Argentina 100.00 2017
1 Belarus 100.00 2017
1 Ecuador 100.00 2017
1 Croatia 100.00 2017
1 Malta 100.00 2017
1 Trinidad and Tobago 100.00 2017
1 Estonia 100.00 2017
1 Korea 100.00 2017
1 Kuwait 100.00 2017
1 Russia 100.00 2017
1 Tuvalu 100.00 2017
1 Chile 100.00 2017
1 Hungary 100.00 2017
1 Iran 100.00 2017
1 Moldova 100.00 2017
1 New Caledonia 100.00 2017
1 Turkey 100.00 2017
1 Venezuela 100.00 2017
1 Antigua and Barbuda 100.00 2017
1 Dominica 100.00 2017
1 Dominican Republic 100.00 2017
1 France 100.00 2017
1 Ireland 100.00 2017
1 Iceland 100.00 2017
1 St. Kitts and Nevis 100.00 2017
1 Latvia 100.00 2017
1 Montenegro 100.00 2017
1 Sweden 100.00 2017
1 Uzbekistan 100.00 2017
1 Australia 100.00 2017
1 The Bahamas 100.00 2017
1 Barbados 100.00 2017
1 Spain 100.00 2017
1 Japan 100.00 2017
1 Romania 100.00 2017
1 Thailand 100.00 2017
1 Turkmenistan 100.00 2017
1 Brazil 100.00 2017
1 Denmark 100.00 2017
1 Egypt 100.00 2017
1 Hong Kong SAR, China 100.00 2017
1 Kyrgyz Republic 100.00 2017
1 Slovak Republic 100.00 2017
1 Ukraine 100.00 2017
1 Vietnam 100.00 2017
1 Canada 100.00 2017
1 Cyprus 100.00 2017
1 Algeria 100.00 2017
1 Finland 100.00 2017
1 United Kingdom 100.00 2017
1 United Arab Emirates 100.00 2017
1 Iraq 100.00 2017
1 Mauritius 100.00 2017
1 Seychelles 100.00 2017
1 Armenia 100.00 2017
1 Azerbaijan 100.00 2017
1 Belgium 100.00 2017
1 Tunisia 100.00 2017
1 Brunei 100.00 2017
1 Germany 100.00 2017
1 Greenland 100.00 2017
1 Kiribati 100.00 2017
1 Netherlands 100.00 2017
1 Norway 100.00 2017
1 Oman 100.00 2017
1 Macao SAR, China 100.00 2017
1 Portugal 100.00 2017
1 St. Vincent and the Grenadines 100.00 2017
1 Andorra 100.00 2017
1 Israel 100.00 2017
1 Italy 100.00 2017
1 Monaco 100.00 2017
1 Albania 100.00 2017
1 Austria 100.00 2017
1 Cayman Islands 100.00 2017
1 Kazakhstan 100.00 2017
1 Luxembourg 100.00 2017
1 Malaysia 100.00 2017
1 El Salvador 100.00 2017
1 Cuba 100.00 2017
1 Georgia 100.00 2017
1 North Macedonia 100.00 2017
1 New Zealand 100.00 2017
1 Panama 100.00 2017
1 Morocco 100.00 2017
1 Poland 100.00 2017
1 Saudi Arabia 100.00 2017
108 China 99.97 2017
109 Tajikistan 99.34 2017
110 St. Lucia 99.10 2017
111 Jamaica 98.89 2017
112 Costa Rica 98.87 2017
113 Paraguay 98.51 2017
114 Belize 98.34 2017
115 Colombia 97.93 2017
116 Tonga 97.68 2017
117 Afghanistan 97.09 2017
118 Sri Lanka 96.99 2017
119 Bhutan 96.76 2017
120 Samoa 96.08 2017
121 Grenada 95.77 2017
122 Indonesia 95.66 2017
123 Nepal 94.74 2017
124 Fiji 91.06 2017
125 Suriname 90.97 2017
126 Lao PDR 90.51 2017
127 Philippines 90.02 2017
128 Cabo Verde 89.96 2017
129 Guatemala 89.32 2017
130 India 89.31 2017
131 Guyana 88.76 2017
132 Cambodia 86.09 2017
133 Peru 83.68 2017
134 Bangladesh 81.28 2017
135 Syrian Arab Republic 77.72 2017
136 Bolivia 74.82 2017
137 Comoros 73.79 2017
138 Timor-Leste 71.89 2017
139 Honduras 71.85 2017
140 Libya 70.15 2017
141 Yemen 68.70 2017
142 Nicaragua 68.49 2017
143 Eswatini 67.39 2017
144 South Africa 66.89 2017
145 Ghana 65.33 2017
146 Myanmar 59.92 2017
147 Solomon Islands 59.59 2017
148 Kenya 57.57 2017
149 Mongolia 55.74 2017
150 Pakistan 54.14 2017
151 Vanuatu 52.74 2017
152 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 52.36 2017
153 Papua New Guinea 50.42 2017
154 Gabon 49.14 2017
155 São Tomé and Principe 45.33 2017
156 Sudan 42.80 2017
157 Côte d'Ivoire 36.59 2017
158 Senegal 35.37 2017
159 Ethiopia 30.97 2017
160 Eritrea 30.19 2017
161 Namibia 29.29 2017
162 Djibouti 26.29 2017
163 Botswana 24.26 2017
164 Congo 24.18 2017
165 Rwanda 23.62 2017
166 Nigeria 22.62 2017
167 Cameroon 21.29 2017
168 The Gambia 20.52 2017
169 Lesotho 19.98 2017
170 Togo 19.46 2017
171 Zimbabwe 18.93 2017
172 Benin 17.20 2017
173 Tanzania 16.76 2017
174 Central African Republic 14.59 2017
175 Zambia 14.00 2017
176 Mali 11.71 2017
177 Uganda 11.43 2017
178 Niger 10.84 2017
179 Burkina Faso 9.57 2017
180 Guinea-Bissau 9.27 2017
181 Guinea 8.81 2017
182 Somalia 8.72 2017
183 Liberia 6.59 2017
184 Equatorial Guinea 6.01 2017
185 Sierra Leone 5.35 2017
186 Malawi 3.71 2017
187 Haiti 2.75 2017
188 Chad 2.49 2017
189 Mozambique 2.18 2017
190 Burundi 1.66 2017
191 Madagascar 0.00 2017
191 Mauritania 0.00 2017
191 Dem. Rep. Congo 0.00 2017
191 Angola 0.00 2017

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Statistical Concept and Methodology: Data for access to electricity are collected among different sources: mostly data from nationally representative household surveys (including national censuses) were used. Survey sources include Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) and Living Standards Measurement Surveys (LSMS), Multi-Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), the World Health Survey (WHS), other nationally developed and implemented surveys, and various government agencies (for example, ministries of energy and utilities). Given the low frequency and the regional distribution of some surveys, a number of countries have gaps in available data. To develop the historical evolution and starting point of electrification rates, a simple modeling approach was adopted to fill in the missing data points - around 1990, around 2000, and around 2010. Therefore, a country can have a continuum of zero to three data points. There are 42 countries with zero data point and the weighted regional average was used as an estimate for electrification in each of the data periods. 170 countries have between one and three data points and missing data are estimated by using a model with region, country, and time variables. The model keeps the original observation if data is available for any of the time periods. This modeling approach allowed the estimation of electrification rates for 212 countries over these three time periods (Indicated as "Estimate"). Notation "Assumption" refers to the assumption of universal access in countries classified as developed by the United Nations. Data begins from the year in which the first survey data is available for each country.

Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual