India: Access to electricity

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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India: Access to electricity, percent of the population

: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1993 to 2018. The average value for India during that period was 68.66 percent with a minimum of 48.85 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 95.24 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 95.24 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 198 countries is 85.43 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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