Access to Electricity (As % of Population) remained unchanged in Bahamas in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Bahamas | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 100 % in 2016 in Bahamas, according to World Bank / EIA. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Bahamas reached an all time high of 100 % in 2014 and an all time low of 90.8 % in 1990. When compared to Bahamas's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Cuba amounted to 100 %, 100 % in Dominican Republic, 38.7 % in Haiti and 100 % in USA in 2016.

Bahamas has been ranked 56th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 34 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Access to electricity is the percentage of the population with access to electricity.

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Bahamas % 99.6% 99.8% 100.0% 100.0% 100%
Canada % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
China % 99.7% 99.7% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Cuba % 100.0% 100.0% 100% 100% 100%
Dominican Republic % 98.1% 97.9% 97.9% 98.4% 98.5%
Haiti % 35.9% 36.4% 37.9% 37.3% 37.8%
Jamaica % 92.7% 91.1% 93.1% 95.4% 96.4%
Japan % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Mexico % 99.2% 99.2% 99.1% 99.7% 99.2%
Puerto Rico % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%