Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose to 91.0% in Philippines in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Philippines | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 91.0 % in 2016 in Philippines, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 2.13 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Philippines reached an all time high of 91.0 % in 2016 and an all time low of 62.1 % in 1990. When compared to Philippines's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in China amounted to 100 %, 97.6 % in Indonesia and 100 % in Vietnam in 2016.

Philippines has been ranked 118th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 1 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
Australia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Cambodia % 31.1% 38.8% 41.0% 43.2% 56.1%
China % 99.7% 99.7% 99.9% 100.0% 100.0%
Hong Kong % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
India % 76.3% 67.6% 79.9% 79.6% 81.2%
Indonesia % 94.2% 94.8% 96.0% 96.5% 97.0%
Japan % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Laos % 70.2% 70.0% 76.4% 78.6% 81.5%
Malaysia % 99.3% 99.6% 99.8% 99.9% 100.0%
Philippines % 84.0% 85.2% 86.3% 87.5% 88.6%
Russia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Singapore % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Taiwan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Thailand % 99.7% 98.7% 99.1% 99.9% 100.0%
USA % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Vietnam % 97.6% 99.0% 100% 100% 99.2%