Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose to 99.4% in Algeria in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Algeria | March 11, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 99.4 % in 2016 in Algeria, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.104 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Algeria reached an all time high of 99.4 % in 2016 and an all time low of 98.3 % in 1990. When compared to Algeria's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Libya amounted to 98.5 %, 100 % in Morocco, 100 % in Spain and 100 % in Tunisia in 2016.

Algeria has been ranked 101st within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 18 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%
Chad % 6.40% 6.64% 7.07% 7.50% 7.94%
Egypt % 99.6% 99.9% 99.7% 100.0% 99.8%
France % 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%
Mauritania % 32.7% 34.1% 35.6% 37.1% 38.8%
Morocco % 90.8% 93.0% 95.2% 97.4% 91.6%
Portugal % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Spain % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Tunisia % 99.5% 99.5% 99.5% 99.7% 99.8%