Access to electricity as a share of population reached 98.2 % in 2016 in Jamaica, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.951 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Jamaica reached an all time high of 98.2 % in 2016 and an all time low of 70.3 % in 1990. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Cayman Islands amounted to 100 %, 100 % in Cuba, 100 % in Dominican Republic and 38.7 % in Haiti in 2016.
Jamaica has been ranked 109th within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Access to electricity is the percentage of the population with access to electricity.