Electrification statistics

Momentum behind electrification of end uses is needed now. Efficient electrification can be achieved thanks to readily-available technologies.

Buildings – Electrification Levels in select countries

Building Where we are now Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019) 15% RUSSIA 49% USA 27% MOROCCO 53% JAPAN 33% EU 30% CHINA 43% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 75% 32% GLOBAL
Building 49% USA 15% RUSSIA 27% MOROCCO 53% JAPAN 33% EU 30% CHINA 43% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 75% 32% GLOBAL Where we are now Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019)

INDUSTRY – Electrification Level in select countries

INDUSTRY Where we are now Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019) 33% MOROCCO 24% USA 20% RUSSIA 36% JAPAN 34% EU 33% CHINA 35% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 50% 28% GLOBAL
Industry graph 24% USA 20% RUSSIA 33% MOROCCO 36% JAPAN 34% EU 33% CHINA 35% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 50% 28% GLOBAL Where we are now Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019)

TRANSPORTATION* – Electrification Level in select countries

Transportation Where we are now * Includes other carbon-free energies * (biofuels, hydrogen) Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019) 0.5% MOROCCO 6% USA 7% RUSSIA 3% JAPAN 7% EU 5% CHINA 4% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 40% 5% GLOBAL
Transportation Where we are now * Includes other carbon-free energies * (biofuels, hydrogen) Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2019) 6% USA 7% RUSSIA 0.5% MOROCCO 3% JAPAN 7% EU 5% CHINA 4% CANADA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 40% 5% GLOBAL

Access to electricity – Regional breakdown

Acces to electricity 46.7% SUB- SAHARAN AFRICA 94.4% SOUTH ASIA 98.1% EAST ASIA & PACIFIC 98.4% LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 97.2% MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA 100% EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA 100% NORTH AMERICA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 100% 90.1% WORLD Source: World Bank Indicators (2019 data) Where we are now
Access to electricity Where we are now Source: World Bank Indicators (2019 data) 100% 98.4% 100% 98.1% 97.2% 94.4% 46.7% SOUTH ASIA EUROPE & CENTRAL ASIA NORTH AMERICA MIDDLE EAST & NORTH AFRICA LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN EAST ASIA & PACIFIC SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA GSEP’s vision for 2050: 100% WORLD 90.1%

768 million people around the world still do not have access to electricity.

Economic development goes hand in hand with electricity

10 1 10 100 100 1,000 10,000 Electricity consumption (kWh per capita) GDP per capita (k$2010) Representation of 147 countries. Size of circle reflects size of population Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2017)
10 1 10 100 100 1,000 10,000 Electricity consumption (kWh per capita) GDP per capita (k$2010) Representation of 147 countries. Size of circle reflects size of population Source: GSEP calculations based on IEA data (2017)

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