Access to Electricity (As % of Population) remained unchanged in Trinidad and Tobago in 2016

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

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Trinidad and Tobago reached an all time high of 100 % in 2014 and an all time low of 82.7 % in 1990. When compared to Trinidad and Tobago's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Guyana amounted to 84.2 %, 100 % in Puerto Rico, 87.2 % in Suriname and 99.6 % in Venezuela in 2016.

Trinidad and Tobago has been ranked 63rd within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 36 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
Brazil % 98.9% 99.3% 99.5% 99.6% 99.7%
Colombia % 96.8% 96.7% 97.0% 97.8% 97.8%
Dominican Republic % 98.1% 97.9% 97.9% 98.4% 98.5%
Guyana % 80.3% 80.9% 81.6% 82.2% 86.9%
Haiti % 35.9% 36.4% 37.9% 37.3% 37.8%
Jamaica % 92.7% 91.1% 93.1% 95.4% 96.4%
Puerto Rico % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Suriname % 91.2% 90.1% 89.5% 88.9% 88.3%
Trinidad and Tobago % 99.3% 99.7% 99.9% 100.0% 100%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Venezuela % 98.8% 98.8% 99.0% 99.2% 99.3%