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Field Detail
Theme Communication and Infrastructure
Code EN-1.2
Sub-theme Energy
Name Access to modern energy - % Households with access to modern lighting.
Definition Modern Lighting is defined as accessing all lighting except for biomass, Kerosene lamps, Kerosene lantern, and candle and coconut oil lamps.
Calculation/Formula Households with access to modern energy for lighting /Total Households x 100
Unit of Measure %
Purpose/Rationale Measures access to energy/electricity that will impact on health, education and social indicators.
Policy Linkages Socio-economic development as outlined in national energy policies and plans which feed into national sustainable development strategies
Preferred Data Sources Census
Census - HIES - DHS tag Census
Primary Data Collection System Survey - National Statistics Office
Frequency of Data Collection 5-10 years
SPC Responsibility - Data Management EDD
SPC Programme EDD
Numerator Household with Acess to grid connected electricity, off grid systems - Solar PV systems, Stand alone generators, coleman lamps, battery operated systems such as torches etc
Denominator Total Population/Household Size
Factor x 100
Unit %