Afghanistan: Access to electricity

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 Afghanistan

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 97.7
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 55.82
 Min - Max 4.45 - 97.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Afghanistan from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 55.82 percent with a minimum of 4.45 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 97.7 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2021 is 97.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 86.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Afghanistan - Access to electricity - recent values

Historical chart
Afghanistan - Access to electricity - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.


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 Greenhouse gas emissions 31,119 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
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 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
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