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Government > Red tape > Time required to get electricity > Days: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Time required to get electricity (days). Time required to get electricity is the number of days to obtain a permanent electricity connection. The measure captures the median duration that the electricity utility and experts indicate is necessary in practice, rather than required by law, to complete a procedure.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Federated States of Micronesia 470 2013
2 South Sudan 468 2013
3 Liberia 465 2013
4 Guinea-Bissau 455 2013
5 Madagascar 450 2013
6 Bangladesh 404 2013
7 Czech Republic 279 2013
8 Ukraine 277 2013
9 Nigeria 260 2013
10 Hungary 252 2013
11 Cyprus 247 2013
12 Armenia 242 2013
13 Azerbaijan 241 2013
14 South Africa 226 2013
15 Romania 223 2013
16 Malawi 222 2013
17 Pakistan 206 2013
18 Ireland 205 2013
19 Tajikistan 185 2013
=20 Algeria 180 2013
=20 Djibouti 180 2013
22 Albania 177 2013
South Asia average (profile) 173.6 2013
23 Cambodia 168 2013
24 Russia 162 2013
=25 Belarus 161 2013
=25 Poland 161 2013
27 Solomon Islands 160 2013
28 Kyrgyzstan 159 2013
=29 Burkina Faso 158 2013
=29 Slovakia 158 2013
=29 Venezuela 158 2013
=29 Kenya 158 2013
=29 Benin 158 2013
=29 Burundi 158 2013
Eastern Europe average (profile) 157.85 2013
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 157.21 2013
failed states average (profile) 149.47 2013
35 Lithuania 148 2013
=36 China 145 2013
=36 Angola 145 2013
38 Netherlands 143 2013
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 142.45 2013
39 Canada 142 2013
South and Central Asia average (profile) 141.33 2013
40 Gabon 141 2013
=41 Moldova 140 2013
=41 Iran 140 2013
=43 Swaziland 137 2013
=43 Seychelles 137 2013
45 Malta 136 2013
46 Republic of the Congo 135 2013
47 Laos 134 2013
Landlocked countries average (profile) 132.5 2013
=48 Israel 132 2013
=48 Uganda 132 2013
50 Serbia 131 2013
Religious countries average (profile) 130.96 2013
51 Bulgaria 130 2013
52 United Kingdom 126 2013
=53 Bosnia and Herzegovina 125 2013
=53 Palau 125 2013
=53 Lesotho 125 2013
Emerging markets average (profile) 124.92 2013
56 Italy 124 2013
57 Vanuatu 122 2013
58 Botswana 121 2013
Europe average (profile) 120.09 2013
=59 Luxembourg 120 2013
=59 Mali 120 2013
=59 Comoros 120 2013
Former French colonies average (profile) 119.12 2013
Cold countries average (profile) 119.11 2013
62 European Union 118.89 2013
European Union average (profile) 118.89 2013
63 Libya 118 2013
64 Zambia 117 2013
OPEC countries average (profile) 116 2013
Non-religious countries average (profile) 115.92 2013
=65 Vietnam 115 2013
=65 Niger 115 2013
NATO countries average (profile) 114.85 2013
=67 Sierra Leone 113 2013
=67 Senegal 113 2013
69 Estonia 111 2013
Muslim countries average (profile) 110.64 2013
=70 Yemen 110 2013
=70 Sri Lanka 110 2013
=72 Tanzania 109 2013
=72 Afghanistan 109 2013
=72 Guyana 109 2013
=75 Uzbekistan 108 2013
=75 Maldives 108 2013
=75 Latvia 108 2013
Christian countries average (profile) 107.98 2013
=78 Republic of Macedonia 107 2013
=78 Mozambique 107 2013
=80 Zimbabwe 106 2013
=80 Equatorial Guinea 106 2013
Hot countries average (profile) 105.01 2013
=82 Colombia 105 2013
=82 Japan 105 2013
84 Mongolia 104 2013
Eurozone average (profile) 102.78 2013
85 Central African Republic 102 2013
86 Indonesia 101 2013
87 Peru 100 2013
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 98.26 2013
88 Kiribati 97 2013
Former British colonies average (profile) 96.8 2013
89 Jamaica 96 2013
90 Ethiopia 95 2013
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 93.88 2013
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 93.29 2013
=91 Argentina 91 2013
=91 Burma 91 2013
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 90.81 2013
=93 Bahrain 90 2013
=93 Qatar 90 2013
High income OECD countries average (profile) 89.45 2013
95 Sao Tome and Principe 89 2013
Catholic countries average (profile) 88.39 2013
=96 El Salvador 88 2013
=96 Cape Verde 88 2013
=96 Belgium 88 2013
=96 Kazakhstan 88 2013
=100 Mexico 85 2013
=100 Spain 85 2013
102 Mauritius 84 2013
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 82.28 2013
=103 Dominican Republic 82 2013
=103 Bhutan 82 2013
105 Fiji 81 2013
=106 France 79 2013
=106 Ghana 79 2013
108 The Gambia 78 2013
=109 Australia 75 2013
=109 Lebanon 75 2013
=109 Mauritania 75 2013
=112 Ecuador 74 2013
=112 Togo 74 2013
=114 Montenegro 71 2013
=114 Georgia 71 2013
=114 Syria 71 2013
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 70.63 2013
=117 Turkey 70 2013
=117 Sudan 70 2013
=117 Nepal 70 2013
=117 Croatia 70 2013
=121 Guinea 69 2013
=121 New Zealand 69 2013
=123 Paraguay 67 2013
=123 The Bahamas 67 2013
=123 India 67 2013
=123 Chad 67 2013
=123 Marshall Islands 67 2013
=128 Norway 66 2013
=128 Belize 66 2013
=128 Papua New Guinea 66 2013
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 65.06 2013
=131 Barbados 65 2013
=131 Tunisia 65 2013
=133 Cameroon 64 2013
=133 Portugal 64 2013
135 East Timor 63 2013
=136 Costa Rica 62 2013
=136 Morocco 62 2013
=136 Greece 62 2013
=136 Oman 62 2013
=140 Dominica 61 2013
=140 Trinidad and Tobago 61 2013
=140 Saudi Arabia 61 2013
=143 United States 60 2013
=143 Haiti 60 2013
145 Eritrea 59 2013
=146 Suriname 58 2013
=146 Brazil 58 2013
=146 Democratic Republic of the Congo 58 2013
149 Brunei 56 2013
=150 Cote d'Ivoire 55 2013
=150 Nicaragua 55 2013
152 Egypt 54 2013
=153 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 52 2013
=153 Sweden 52 2013
155 Grenada 49 2013
=156 Kosovo 48 2013
=156 Uruguay 48 2013
=158 Jordan 47 2013
=158 Iraq 47 2013
160 San Marino 45 2013
=161 Finland 42 2013
=161 Philippines 42 2013
=161 Bolivia 42 2013
=161 Tonga 42 2013
=161 Antigua and Barbuda 42 2013
=161 Kuwait 42 2013
=167 Guatemala 39 2013
=167 Switzerland 39 2013
=169 Hong Kong 38 2013
=169 Denmark 38 2013
=169 Slovenia 38 2013
172 Namibia 37 2013
173 Singapore 36 2013
=174 Panama 35 2013
=174 Thailand 35 2013
=174 United Arab Emirates 35 2013
177 Samoa 34 2013
178 Honduras 33 2013
=179 Malaysia 32 2013
=179 Puerto Rico 32 2013
=181 Rwanda 30 2013
=181 Chile 30 2013
183 Saint Lucia 26 2013
184 Austria 23 2013
185 Iceland 22 2013
=186 South Korea 18 2013
=186 Saint Kitts and Nevis 18 2013
188 Germany 17 2013

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Red tape > Time required to get electricity > Days. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Red-tape/Time-required-to-get-electricity/Days

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