Electricity access: population without electricity: 1,201,000,000
electrification - total population: 83%
electrification - urban areas: 95%
electrification - rural areas: 70% (2013)
Definition: This entry provides information on access to electricity. Electrification data â€“ collected from industry reports, national surveys, and international sources â€“ consists of four subfields. Population without electricity provides an estimate of the number of citizens that do not have access to electricity. Electrification â€“ total population is the percent of a countryâ€™s total population with access to electricity, electrification â€“ urban areas is the percent of a countryâ€™s urban population with access to electricity, while electrification â€“ rural areas is the percent of a countryâ€™s rural population with access to electricity. Due to differences in definitions and methodology from different sources, data quality may vary from country to country.
Source: CIA World Factbook - This page was last updated on January 20, 2018