Access to electricity as a share of population reached 87.2 % in 2016 in Suriname, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 0.648 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Suriname reached an all time high of 100 % in 1990 and an all time low of 87.2 % in 2016. When compared to Suriname's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Brazil amounted to 100 %, 84.2 % in Guyana, 100 % in Trinidad and Tobago and 99.6 % in Venezuela in 2016.
Suriname has been ranked 122nd within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 19 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Access to electricity is the percentage of the population with access to electricity.