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

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

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in China reached an all time high of 100 % in 2015 and an all time low of 92.2 % in 1990. When compared to China's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in India amounted to 84.5 %, 100 % in Japan, 100 % in Russia and 100 % in USA in 2016.

China has been ranked 16th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 73 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
Bangladesh % 55.3% 59.6% 60.9% 61.5% 62.4%
Canada % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
China % 99.7% 99.7% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Germany % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
India % 76.3% 67.6% 79.9% 79.6% 81.2%
Japan % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Mexico % 99.2% 99.2% 99.1% 99.7% 99.2%
Pakistan % 89.8% 91.4% 92.9% 93.6% 96.0%
Russia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
South Korea % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Sri Lanka % 85.3% 87.8% 88.8% 90.2% 92.2%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%