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

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Seychelles | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 100 % in 2016 in Seychelles, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.323 % more than in the previous year.

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 91st within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 13 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
Comoros % 63.1% 65.6% 69.3% 70.5% 72.9%
India % 76.3% 67.6% 79.9% 79.6% 81.2%
Indonesia % 94.2% 94.8% 96.0% 96.5% 97.0%
Kenya % 19.2% 29.0% 30.3% 31.6% 36.0%
Madagascar % 16.9% 14.3% 17.7% 12.9% 18.6%
Maldives % 97.1% 98.3% 99.2% 99.7% 100%
Mauritius % 98.6% 99.4% 98.6% 98.7% 98.7%
Mozambique % 17.3% 20.2% 19.5% 20.7% 21.9%
Seychelles % 97.0% 98.0% 98.4% 98.0% 99.3%
Singapore % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
South Africa % 82.9% 84.7% 85.3% 85.4% 86.0%
Sri Lanka % 85.3% 87.8% 88.8% 90.2% 92.2%
Swaziland % 45.6% 51.8% 54.6% 57.4% 65.0%
Tanzania % 14.8% 14.2% 15.3% 16.4% 18.9%