Latin America & Caribbean Electricity Access 1992-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Latin America & Caribbean electricity access for 2019 was 98.42%, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean electricity access for 2018 was 97.79%, a 0.07% increase from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean electricity access for 2017 was 97.73%, a 0.24% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean electricity access for 2016 was 97.49%, a 0.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
North America 100.00%
European Union 100.00%
Euro Area 100.00%
OECD members 99.99%
Latin America & Caribbean 98.42%
East Asia & Pacific 98.13%
South Asia 94.40%
World 90.08%
Sub-Saharan Africa 46.75%
Latin America & Caribbean Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 98.42% 0.63%
2018 97.79% 0.07%
2017 97.73% 0.24%
2016 97.49% 0.20%
2015 97.29% 0.26%
2014 97.03% 0.17%
2013 96.86% 0.30%
2012 96.56% 0.37%
2011 96.19% 0.07%
2010 96.12% 0.68%
2009 95.44% 0.18%
2008 95.25% 0.69%
2007 94.56% 0.27%
2006 94.29% 0.71%
2005 93.58% 0.33%
2004 93.25% 0.48%
2003 92.77% 0.12%
2002 92.65% 0.29%
2001 92.35% 0.65%
2000 91.70% 0.61%
1999 91.09% 0.63%
1998 90.46% 0.65%
1997 89.81% 0.45%
1996 89.36% 0.94%
1995 88.43% -1.54%
1994 89.96% 0.86%
1993 89.10% 0.62%
1992 88.48% 0.62%