LAB by Energy Web
Globally 759 million people - 1 out of 10 - do not have access to electricity.
Sub-Saharan Africa accounts for 75 percent of the world's population without access to electricity.
Among the 20 countries that comprise the smallest share of population with access to electricity, all are located in sub-Saharan Africa.
Half of secondary schools in sub-Saharan Africa do not have power, which significantly restricts access to night time or evening classes, computers, internet, projectors and much more.
Despite being home to 17% of the world`s population, Africa currently accounts for just 4% of global power supply investment.
Around 2.6 billion people have to rely on dirty biomass fuels such as charcoal, coal and animal waste for cooking.