Guinea-Bissau: Access to electricity

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 Guinea-Bissau

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 35.76
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2002 - 2021
 Average 15.75
 Min - Max 1.28 - 35.76
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 2002 to 2021. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 15.75 percent with a minimum of 1.28 percent in 2002 and a maximum of 35.76 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 35.76 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
Guinea-Bissau - Access to electricity - recent values

Historical chart
Guinea-Bissau - Access to electricity - historical chart - 2002-2021




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


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Energy use per capita 65.49 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 87.26 2021 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 39.85 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 329 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.16 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 2,547 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 18.53 2007 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Natural resources income 10.43 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 35.76 2021 percent
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