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

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

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Turkmenistan reached an all time high of 100 % in 2010 and an all time low of 98.6 % in 1990. When compared to Turkmenistan's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Afghanistan amounted to 84.1 %, 100 % in Iran, 100 % in Kazakhstan and 100 % in Uzbekistan in 2016.

Turkmenistan has been ranked 67th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 11 places behind 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
Afghanistan % 42.7% 43.2% 69.1% 67.3% 89.5%
China % 99.7% 99.7% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Iran % 99.1% 99.3% 99.6% 99.8% 100%
Iraq % 98.5% 98.0% 99.3% 99.4% 99.7%
Kazakhstan % 99.6% 99.8% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Kyrgyzstan % 99.0% 99.6% 99.8% 99.7% 99.8%
Pakistan % 89.8% 91.4% 92.9% 93.6% 96.0%
Russia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Tajikistan % 99.5% 99.6% 99.1% 99.9% 100.0%
Turkmenistan % 100% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Uzbekistan % 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100% 100%