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

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Palestine | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 100 % in 2016 in Palestine, according to World Bank / EIA. This is the same as in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Palestine reached an all time high of 100 % in 2012 and an all time low of 97.4 % in 1990. When compared to Palestine's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Egypt amounted to 100 %, 100 % in Israel, 100 % in Jordan and 100 % in Lebanon in 2016.

Palestine has been ranked 52nd within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 6 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
Cyprus % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Egypt % 99.6% 99.9% 99.7% 100.0% 99.8%
Iraq % 98.5% 98.0% 99.3% 99.4% 99.7%
Israel % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Jordan % 99.6% 99.7% 99.5% 99.9% 100.0%
Lebanon % 99.9% 99.7% 100.0% 100% 100%
Libya % 98.6% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5%
Palestine % 99.9% 99.7% 100% 100% 99.9%
Saudi Arabia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Sudan % 35.5% 36.0% 36.5% 37.0% 44.9%
Syria % 92.7% 96.7% 97.5% 98.4% 99.1%