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

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Libya | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 98.5 % in 2016 in Libya, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.008 % more than in the previous year.

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 107th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 25 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
Algeria % 98.9% 99.0% 98.8% 99.1% 99.2%
Cameroon % 52.9% 53.7% 55.2% 56.4% 56.8%
Chad % 6.40% 6.64% 7.07% 7.50% 7.94%
Egypt % 99.6% 99.9% 99.7% 100.0% 99.8%
Israel % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Italy % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Libya % 98.6% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5% 98.5%
Malta % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Morocco % 90.8% 93.0% 95.2% 97.4% 91.6%
Niger % 12.7% 14.3% 14.4% 14.4% 15.0%
Nigeria % 48.0% 55.9% 54.3% 55.6% 56.4%
Saudi Arabia % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Spain % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Sudan % 35.5% 36.0% 36.5% 37.0% 44.9%
Tunisia % 99.5% 99.5% 99.5% 99.7% 99.8%