Mauritania: Access to electricity

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 Mauritania

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 47.70
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 33.52
 Min - Max 18.20 - 47.70
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Mauritania from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Mauritania during that period was 33.52 percent with a minimum of 18.2 percent in 2005 and a maximum of 47.7 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 47.7 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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Mauritania - Access to electricity - Recent values chart

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Mauritania - 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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 Gasoline prices 1.13 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 1.09 2016 dollars
 Share of clean energy 23.44 2021 percent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 3,847 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.86 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 14,056 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 Natural resources income 11.45 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 47.70 2021 percent
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