Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose 0.323% to 100% in Seychelles in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%), 2016
Energy & Utility | Seychelles | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population rose 0.323% to 100% in Seychelles in 2016, according to World Bank / EIA.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Seychelles reached an all time high of 100% in 2016 and an all time low of 89.5% in 1990. When compared to Seychelles's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Comoros amounted to 77.8%, 22.9% in Madagascar, 100% in Maldives and 98.8% in Mauritius in 2016.

Seychelles has been ranked 36th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 42 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) Unit 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Comoros % 69.3% 69.5% 72.0% 74.4% 76.9%
India % 79.9% 80.8% 83.5% 88.0% 89.7%
Indonesia % 96.0% 96.5% 97.0% 97.5% 97.6%
Kenya % 40.8% 43.0% 36.0% 41.6% 65.4%
Madagascar % 18.5% 12.9% 19.6% 20.2% 22.9%
Maldives % 99.6% 99.6% 100% 99.8% 100.0%
Mauritius % 97.4% 97.3% 97.3% 97.3% 97.4%
Mozambique % 21.4% 22.8% 24.8% 24.0% 27.7%
Seychelles % 98.6% 98.0% 100% 100% 100%
Singapore % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
South Africa % 85.3% 85.4% 86.0% 85.5% 84.2%
Sri Lanka % 87.0% 90.2% 92.3% 94.1% 97.5%
Swaziland % 55.3% 58.7% 65.0% 65.8% 69.6%
Tanzania % 15.3% 16.4% 23.5% 26.5% 32.8%