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Energy > Electrical outages > Days: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Electrical outages are the average number of days per year that establishments experience power outages or surges from the public grid.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Bangladesh 248.96 days 2002
2 Albania 194.23 days 2005
3 Lebanon 188.58 days 2006
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 184.04 days 2006
5 Burundi 135.57 days 2006
6 Guinea-Bissau 110.5 days 2006
7 Eritrea 93.89 days 2005
8 Angola 87.64 days 2006
9 Kenya 83.6 days 2003
10 Madagascar 77.99 days 2005
11 Benin 77.33 days 2004
12 Uganda 70.81 days 2003
13 India 67.15 days 2006
14 Malawi 63.21 days 2005
15 Tanzania 60.64 days 2003
16 Mauritania 41.94 days 2005
17 Panama 41.58 days 2006
18 Syria 39.24 days 2003
19 Georgia 39.01 days 2005
20 Tajikistan 32.06 days 2005
21 Guyana 30.73 days 2004
22 Zambia 30 days 2002
23 Swaziland 28.42 days 2006
24 Paraguay 26.2 days 2006
25 Senegal 26.1 days 2003
26 Mexico 24.42 days 2006
27 Nicaragua 23.01 days 2003
28 Honduras 22.5 days 2003
29 Botswana 21.43 days 2006
30 Jamaica 19.94 days 2005
31 Lesotho 19.06 days 2003
32 Namibia 18.03 days 2006
33 Mongolia 17.18 days 2004
Eastern Europe average (profile) 15.76 days 2005
34 Egypt 13.91 days 2004
35 Cape Verde 13.14 days 2006
36 Azerbaijan 12.97 days 2005
37 Cameroon 12.94 days 2006
38 Algeria 12.42 days 2002
39 Costa Rica 12.27 days 2005
40 Pakistan 11.47 days 2002
41 Argentina 11.27 days 2006
42 Niger 11.09 days 2005
43 Vietnam 10.89 days 2005
44 Mali 10.48 days 2003
45 Colombia 10.45 days 2006
46 Bolivia 10.43 days 2006
47 Burkina Faso 9.61 days 2006
48 Kyrgyzstan 9.6 days 2005
49 Ecuador 9.47 days 2003
50 Guatemala 9.45 days 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.43 days 2005
51 El Salvador 7.87 days 2003
52 Peru 6.97 days 2006
53 Uzbekistan 6.4 days 2005
54 Mauritius 5.97 days 2006
55 Morocco 5.79 days 2004
56 Oman 5.66 days 2003
57 South Africa 5.45 days 2003
58 Cambodia 4.88 days 2003
59 Philippines 4.65 days 2003
60 Kazakhstan 4.6 days 2005
=61 Chile 3.73 days 2004
=61 Switzerland 3.73 days 2004
=63 Indonesia 3.52 days 2003
=63 Brazil 3.52 days 2003
65 Uruguay 3.4 days 2006
66 Turkey 3.06 days 2005
67 Ukraine 3.04 days 2005
68 Romania 2.97 days 2005
69 Bulgaria 2.83 days 2005
70 Russia 2.73 days 2005
71 Serbia and Montenegro 2.67 days 2005
72 Greece 2.65 days 2005
73 Ireland 1.66 days 2005
74 Hungary 1.57 days 2005
75 Moldova 1.51 days 2005
=76 Belarus 1.4 days 2005
=76 Belgium 1.4 days 2005
78 Armenia 1.36 days 2005
79 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.34 days 2005
80 Portugal 1.31 days 2005
81 Latvia 1.3 days 2005
82 Estonia 1.24 days 2005
83 Thailand 1.12 days 2004
84 Croatia 1.03 days 2005
85 Spain 0.98 days 2005
86 Slovenia 0.94 days 2005
87 Lithuania 0.83 days 2005
88 Poland 0.65 days 2005
89 Czech Republic 0.24 days 2005
90 Germany 0.23 days 2005
91 Slovakia 0.15 days 2005
92 South Korea 0.04 days 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Electrical outages > Days. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Energy/Electrical-outages/Days

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Interesting observations about Energy > Electrical outages > Days

All of the top 2 countries by electrical outages > days are Muslim.
14 of the top 17 countries by electrical outages > days are Hot countries.
2 of the top 3 countries by electrical outages > days are Densely populated.
Panama ranked first for electrical outages > days amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2006.
India ranked first for electrical outages > days amongst Emerging markets in 2006.
9 of the top 12 countries by electrical outages > days are Sub-Saharan African.
20 of the top 32 countries by electrical outages > days are Christian.
Burundi ranked first for electrical outages > days amongst Catholic countries in 2006.
Brazil ranked second last for electrical outages > days amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2003.

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