Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose to 94.9% in Peru in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Peru | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 94.9 % in 2016 in Peru, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 1.07 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Peru reached an all time high of 94.9 % in 2016 and an all time low of 60.2 % in 1990. When compared to Peru's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Bolivia amounted to 93.0 %, 100 % in Brazil, 100 % in Chile and 99.0 % in Colombia in 2016.

Peru has been ranked 112th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 4 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%
Colombia % 96.8% 96.7% 97.0% 97.8% 97.8%
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%
Venezuela % 98.8% 98.8% 99.0% 99.2% 99.3%