Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose 0.008% to 98.5% in Libya in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%), 2016
Energy & Utility | Libya | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population rose 0.008% to 98.5% in Libya in 2016, according to World Bank / EIA.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Libya reached an all time high of 99.9% in 1994 and an all time low of 98.5% in 2013. When compared to Libya's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Algeria amounted to 99.4%, 8.83% in Chad, 100% in Egypt and 100% in Tunisia in 2016.

Libya has been ranked 106th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 25 places below 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
Algeria % 98.8% 99.5% 99.8% 99.9% 100.0%
Cameroon % 54.9% 56.2% 56.8% 58.7% 60.0%
Chad % 7.49% 8.02% 8.59% 7.70% 10.4%
Egypt % 99.7% 99.7% 99.8% 99.3% 100%
Israel % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Italy % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Libya % 78.1% 76.5% 74.9% 73.4% 71.9%
Malta % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Morocco % 93.8% 97.2% 91.6% 99.6% 99.7%
Niger % 14.4% 15.1% 15.7% 16.6% 17.5%
Nigeria % 53.3% 55.6% 54.9% 52.5% 59.3%
Saudi Arabia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 99.9%
Spain % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Sudan % 42.3% 43.3% 44.9% 49.4% 53.0%
Tunisia % 99.5% 99.7% 99.8% 99.9% 100%