Namibia: Access to electricity

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 Namibia

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 55.23
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2021
 Average 41.14
 Min - Max 26.4 - 55.23
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Namibia from 1992 to 2021. The average value for Namibia during that period was 41.14 percent with a minimum of 26.4 percent in 1992 and a maximum of 55.23 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 55.23 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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Namibia - Access to electricity - recent values

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Namibia - Access to electricity - historical chart - 1992-2021




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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 Diesel prices 0.74 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 805.07 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 31.30 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 76.28 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 0.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 3,953 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 1.59 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 13,560 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 13.18 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 74.44 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 4.03 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 55.23 2021 percent
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