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Hundreds of millions of people have gained access to modern energy over the last two decades, especially in China and India. Rapid economic development in several developing countries, increasing urbanisation and ongoing energy access programmes have been important factors in this achievement. The IEA Access to Energy database provides a snapshot of progress made toward meeting the ultimate goal of universal access.
Note: For indicator population without access, value 1 represent <1 except Botswana, Guatemala countries
Historical versions of this dataset since 31 12月 2016 are available.