Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose to 100% in Chile in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Chile | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 100 % in 2016 in Chile, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.286 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Chile reached an all time high of 100 % in 2016 and an all time low of 92.3 % in 1990. When compared to Chile's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Argentina amounted to 100 %, 93.0 % in Bolivia, 98.4 % in Paraguay and 100 % in Uruguay in 2016.

Chile has been ranked 17th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 53 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
Argentina % 98.8% 99.2% 99.6% 99.8% 100.0%
Bolivia % 84.3% 88.3% 90.4% 89.5% 90.0%
Brazil % 98.9% 99.3% 99.5% 99.6% 99.7%
Chile % 99.4% 99.6% 99.9% 99.6% 100.0%
Paraguay % 97.4% 98.2% 97.8% 99.0% 99.0%
Peru % 88.1% 89.7% 91.1% 92.1% 92.9%
Uruguay % 99.0% 99.2% 99.3% 99.6% 99.7%