Papua New Guinea: Access to electricity

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 Papua New Guinea

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 20.92
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1996 - 2021
 Average 14.85
 Min - Max 2.16 - 23.60
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Papua New Guinea from 1996 to 2021. The average value for Papua New Guinea during that period was 14.85 percent with a minimum of 2.16 percent in 1997 and a maximum of 23.6 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2021 is 20.92 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
Papua New Guinea - Access to electricity - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Papua New Guinea - Access to electricity - historical chart - 1996-2021




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 1.36 2014 dollars
 Diesel prices 1.13 2014 dollars
 Share of clean energy 53.48 2021 percent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 5,492 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 0.56 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 18,398 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 Natural resources income 27.39 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 1.88 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 9.14 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 20.92 2021 percent
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