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

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Syria | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 100 % in 2016 in Syria, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.365 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Syria reached an all time high of 100 % in 2016 and an all time low of 80.5 % in 1990. When compared to Syria's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Iraq amounted to 100 %, 100 % in Jordan, 100 % in Lebanon and 100 % in Turkey in 2016.

Syria has been ranked 58th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 3 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
Bulgaria % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Cyprus % 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%
Israel % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Jordan % 99.6% 99.7% 99.5% 99.9% 100.0%
Kuwait % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Lebanon % 99.9% 99.7% 100.0% 100% 100%
Saudi Arabia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Syria % 92.7% 96.7% 97.5% 98.4% 99.1%
Turkey % 100% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0% 100%