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7.1.1 Access to Electricity

Definition

The proportion of people with electricity access at the household level. It comprises electricity sold commercially, both on-grid and off-grid.

Data Source(s)

World Bank, Sustainable Energy for All ( SE4ALL ) database from the SE4ALL Global Tracking Framework led jointly by the World Bank, International Energy Agency, and the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program. Retrieved from “https://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EG.ELC.ACCS.ZS?locations=TT

 
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7.1.1 Access to Electricity in the Sustainable Development Goals

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7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity the world faces today. Be it for jobs, security, climate change, food production or increasing incomes, access to energy for all is essential.

Sustainable energy is opportunity – it transforms lives, economies and the planet.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is leading a Sustainable Energy for All initiative to ensure universal access to modern energy services, improve efficiency and increase use of renewable sources.

Related 7.1.1 Access to Electricity Targets

7.1

By 2030, ensure universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services