Jamaica Electricity Access 1990-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Jamaica electricity access for 2019 was 99.38%, a 0.88% increase from 2018.
  • Jamaica electricity access for 2018 was 98.50%, a 0.88% increase from 2017.
  • Jamaica electricity access for 2017 was 97.62%, a 0.88% increase from 2016.
  • Jamaica electricity access for 2016 was 96.75%, a 1.85% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Albania 100.00%
Ecuador 100.00%
Iraq 100.00%
Mexico 100.00%
Iran 100.00%
Maldives 100.00%
Nauru 100.00%
Dominican Republic 100.00%
Belarus 100.00%
Dominica 100.00%
Malaysia 100.00%
Bosnia 100.00%
Lebanon 100.00%
Mauritius 100.00%
Venezuela 100.00%
Bulgaria 100.00%
Kazakhstan 100.00%
Montenegro 100.00%
Russia 100.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 100.00%
Azerbaijan 100.00%
Jordan 100.00%
North Macedonia 100.00%
Romania 100.00%
Tuvalu 100.00%
Armenia 100.00%
China 100.00%
Fiji 100.00%
Paraguay 100.00%
Turkey 100.00%
Turkmenistan 99.90%
Thailand 99.90%
Brazil 99.80%
Cuba 99.80%
Serbia 99.80%
Colombia 99.77%
Costa Rica 99.71%
St. Lucia 99.55%
Algeria 99.50%
Jamaica 99.38%
Samoa 99.20%
Tonga 98.40%
Peru 98.35%
Suriname 97.89%
Marshall Islands 97.44%
Guatemala 95.72%
Grenada 95.43%
Belize 92.72%
Guyana 92.02%
Gabon 90.69%
South Africa 85.00%
Botswana 70.18%
Libya 68.53%
Equatorial Guinea 66.59%
Namibia 55.20%
Jamaica Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 99.38% 0.88%
2018 98.50% 0.88%
2017 97.62% 0.88%
2016 96.75% 1.85%
2015 94.90% 1.60%
2014 93.30% -0.60%
2013 93.90% 0.80%
2012 93.10% 2.00%
2011 91.10% -1.10%
2010 92.20% 1.15%
2009 91.05% -0.95%
2008 92.00% 2.41%
2007 89.59% 0.72%
2006 88.87% 0.72%
2005 88.15% 0.73%
2004 87.42% 0.74%
2003 86.67% -0.01%
2002 86.68% -1.03%
2001 87.71% 3.33%
2000 84.38% -0.17%
1999 84.55% 1.74%
1998 82.81% 0.80%
1997 82.01% -3.70%
1996 85.71% 5.30%
1995 80.41% 0.80%
1994 79.61% 0.79%
1993 78.82% 0.79%
1992 78.02% 0.79%
1991 77.23% 6.90%
1990 70.33% 6.90%