Stat of the week: 47% of households in PNG had access to electricity in 2018

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47% of households in Papua New Guinea had access to electricity in 2018, a big improvement from the 20% figure in 2010.

 

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Pacific Island Countries and Territories % of households with access to electricity in 2018
Cook Islands99
Fiji96
Micronesia (Federated States of)68
Kiribati91
Marshall Islands99
Nauru99
Niue100
Papua New Guinea47
Palau99
Solomon Islands57
Tonga98
Tuvalu100
Vanuatu64
Samoa98

For more discussion on the state of infrastructure in the Pacific, please refer to the newly released publication ‘Pacific Infrastructure Performance Indicators 2021’ from the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF).

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