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

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

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Turkey reached an all time high of 100 % in 2010 and an all time low of 88.8 % in 1990. When compared to Turkey's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Bulgaria amounted to 100 %, 100 % in Greece, 100 % in Iraq and 100 % in Iran in 2016.

Turkey has been ranked 65th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 26 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
Albania % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Bulgaria % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Greece % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Iran % 99.1% 99.3% 99.6% 99.8% 100%
Iraq % 98.5% 98.0% 99.3% 99.4% 99.7%
Kuwait % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Macedonia % 99.7% 99.7% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Pakistan % 89.8% 91.4% 92.9% 93.6% 96.0%
Romania % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Saudi Arabia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Serbia % 99.7% 99.7% 99.8% 99.9% 99.7%
Syria % 92.7% 96.7% 97.5% 98.4% 99.1%
Turkey % 100% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100%
Turkmenistan % 100% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%