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Global Economic Monitor (GEM) was updated on November 29, 2023
Quarterly Public Sector Debt was updated on November 10, 2023
Quarterly External Debt Statistics GDDS was updated on October 31, 2023
World Development Indicators was updated on October 26, 2023
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Access to electricity, urban (% of urban population)
Access to electricity, urban is the percentage of urban population with access to electricity.
IEA, IRENA, UNSD, World Bank, WHO. 2023. Tracking SDG 7: The Energy Progress Report. World Bank, Washington DC. © World Bank. License: Creative Commons Attribution—NonCommercial 3.0 IGO (CC BY-NC 3.0 IGO).
Environment: Energy production & use
Statistical concept and methodology
The World Bank’s Global Electrification Database (GED) compiles nationally representative household survey data, and occasionally census data, from sources going back as far as 1990. The database also incorporates data from the Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (SEDLAC), Middle East and North Africa Poverty Database (MNAPOV) and the Europe and Central Asia Poverty Database (ECAPOV), which are based on similar surveys. At the time of this analysis, the GED contained 1,375 surveys for 149 countries in 1990-2021.
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