Cameroon: Access to electricity

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Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 65.45
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1991 - 2021
 Average 48.49
 Min - Max 29 - 65.45
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Cameroon from 1991 to 2021. The average value for Cameroon during that period was 48.49 percent with a minimum of 29 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 65.45 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 65.45 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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Cameroon - Access to electricity - recent values

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Cameroon - Access to electricity - historical chart - 1991-2021

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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 Gasoline prices 1.03 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.94 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 340.95 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 78.94 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 96.58 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 76.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 9,928 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.37 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 93,349 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 9.88 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports -28.32 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 5.53 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 2.36 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.58 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 65.45 2021 percent
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