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Government > Red tape > Time required to get electricity > Days per million: 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. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Palau 6,022.94 2012
2 Seychelles 1,674.55 2012
3 San Marino 1,440.14 2012
4 Marshall Islands 1,274.85 2012
5 Federated States of Micronesia 1,015.52 2012
6 Kiribati 962.44 2012
7 Dominica 850.96 2012
8 Vanuatu 493.4 2012
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 475.44 2012
10 Sao Tome and Principe 473.16 2012
11 Antigua and Barbuda 471.54 2012
12 Grenada 464.53 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 408.91 2012
13 Tonga 400.22 2012
14 Saint Kitts and Nevis 335.92 2012
15 Malta 325.07 2012
16 Maldives 319.11 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 301.28 2012
17 Solomon Islands 291.12 2012
18 Guinea-Bissau 273.51 2012
19 Barbados 229.5 2012
20 Luxembourg 225.8 2012
21 Cyprus 218.78 2012
22 Djibouti 209.39 2012
23 Belize 203.67 2012
24 The Bahamas 180.13 2012
25 Samoa 180 2012
26 Cape Verde 177.99 2012
27 Comoros 167.25 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 161.73 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 148.35 2012
28 Equatorial Guinea 143.96 2012
29 Saint Lucia 143.75 2012
30 Guyana 137.04 2012
31 Brunei 135.84 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 118.79 2012
32 Montenegro 114.32 2012
33 Swaziland 111.29 2012
34 Liberia 110.97 2012
35 Bhutan 110.54 2012
36 Suriname 108.5 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 107.43 2012
37 Fiji 92.6 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 88.08 2012
38 Gabon 86.37 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 83.39 2012
39 Estonia 82.87 2012
40 Armenia 81.51 2012
41 Republic of Macedonia 71.71 2012
Europe average (profile) 70.51 2012
42 Iceland 68.72 2012
43 Bahrain 68.29 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 65.15 2012
44 Mauritius 65.04 2012
45 Lesotho 60.93 2012
46 Botswana 60.38 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 57.91 2012
47 Albania 55.98 2012
48 Latvia 53.32 2012
49 East Timor 52.06 2012
50 Lithuania 49.57 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 48.62 2012
51 Trinidad and Tobago 45.61 2012
52 Mongolia 45.06 2012
53 Ireland 44.67 2012
54 Qatar 43.89 2012
55 The Gambia 43.55 2012
56 South Sudan 43.18 2012
European Union average (profile) 43.1 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 42.22 2012
57 Moldova 39.33 2012
58 Jamaica 35.4 2012
59 Bosnia and Herzegovina 32.6 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 31.13 2012
60 Republic of the Congo 31.13 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 30.2 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 29.99 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 29.29 2012
61 Slovakia 29.2 2012
62 Kyrgyzstan 28.48 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 27.6 2012
63 Kosovo 26.57 2012
64 Czech Republic 26.53 2012
65 Azerbaijan 25.92 2012
failed states average (profile) 25.48 2012
66 Hungary 25.34 2012
South Asia average (profile) 23.6 2012
67 Tajikistan 23.1 2012
68 Central African Republic 22.54 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 20.88 2012
69 Madagascar 20.18 2012
70 Laos 20.16 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 19.98 2012
71 Mauritania 19.76 2012
72 Libya 19.17 2012
73 Burundi 19.09 2012
74 Belarus 18.91 2012
75 Sierra Leone 18.9 2012
76 Oman 18.71 2012
77 Slovenia 18.46 2012
78 Serbia 18.13 2012
79 Bulgaria 17.8 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 17.28 2012
80 Lebanon 16.95 2012
81 Israel 16.69 2012
82 Croatia 16.4 2012
83 Namibia 16.38 2012
84 Georgia 15.74 2012
85 Benin 15.72 2012
86 New Zealand 15.56 2012
87 Uruguay 14.14 2012
88 El Salvador 13.97 2012
89 Malawi 13.96 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 13.56 2012
90 Norway 13.15 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 13.02 2012
91 Kuwait 12.92 2012
92 Costa Rica 12.9 2012
93 Cambodia 12.31 2012
94 Nicaragua 11.68 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 11.15 2012
95 Togo 11.14 2012
96 Romania 10.46 2012
97 Paraguay 10.02 2012
98 Eritrea 9.62 2012
99 Burkina Faso 9.6 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 9.42 2012
100 Papua New Guinea 9.21 2012
101 Panama 9.21 2012
102 Senegal 9.11 2012
103 Puerto Rico 8.73 2012
104 Netherlands 8.53 2012
105 Zambia 8.31 2012
106 Mali 8.08 2012
107 Dominican Republic 7.98 2012
108 Belgium 7.9 2012
109 Finland 7.76 2012
110 Zimbabwe 7.72 2012
111 Jordan 7.44 2012
112 Angola 6.96 2012
113 Denmark 6.8 2012
114 Singapore 6.78 2012
115 Niger 6.7 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 6.67 2012
116 Sri Lanka 6.49 2012
117 Ukraine 6.23 2012
118 Portugal 6.08 2012
119 Tunisia 6.03 2012
120 Guinea 6.03 2012
121 Haiti 5.9 2012
122 Ecuador 5.74 2012
123 Hong Kong 5.73 2012
124 Greece 5.5 2012
125 Sweden 5.46 2012
126 Chad 5.38 2012
127 Venezuela 5.27 2012
128 Kazakhstan 5.24 2012
129 Switzerland 4.88 2012
130 Yemen 4.61 2012
131 South Africa 4.41 2012
132 Poland 4.41 2012
133 United Arab Emirates 4.35 2012
134 Mozambique 4.25 2012
135 Honduras 4.16 2012
136 Algeria 4.11 2012
137 Canada 4.07 2012
138 Bolivia 4 2012
139 Afghanistan 3.65 2012
140 Uganda 3.63 2012
141 Uzbekistan 3.63 2012
142 Colombia 3.46 2012
143 Kenya 3.38 2012
144 Peru 3.33 2012
145 Australia 3.31 2012
146 Syria 3.17 2012
147 Ghana 3.11 2012
148 Cameroon 2.95 2012
149 Cote d'Ivoire 2.77 2012
150 Austria 2.72 2012
151 Rwanda 2.62 2012
152 Bangladesh 2.61 2012
153 Guatemala 2.59 2012
154 Nepal 2.55 2012
155 Tanzania 2.28 2012
156 Argentina 2.21 2012
157 Spain 2.19 2012
158 Saudi Arabia 2.16 2012
159 Italy 2.04 2012
160 Russia 1.96 2012
161 Morocco 1.91 2012
162 Sudan 1.88 2012
163 Iran 1.83 2012
164 Burma 1.72 2012
165 Chile 1.72 2012
166 United Kingdom 1.66 2012
167 Malaysia 1.57 2012
168 Nigeria 1.54 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 1.46 2012
169 Iraq 1.44 2012
170 Vietnam 1.3 2012
171 France 1.2 2012
172 Pakistan 1.15 2012
173 Ethiopia 1.04 2012
174 Turkey 0.946 2012
175 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.883 2012
176 Japan 0.823 2012
177 Mexico 0.786 2012
178 Egypt 0.669 2012
179 Thailand 0.524 2012
180 Philippines 0.434 2012
181 Indonesia 0.409 2012
182 South Korea 0.36 2012
183 Brazil 0.292 2012
184 European Union 0.234 2012
185 Germany 0.208 2012
186 United States 0.191 2012
187 China 0.107 2012
188 India 0.0542 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Red tape > Time required to get electricity > Days per million. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Bank, Doing Business project (http://www.doingbusiness.org/). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Red-tape/Time-required-to-get-electricity/Days-per-million

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