South Africa South Africa: Time required to get electricity (days)

The data set "Time required to get electricity (days)" for South Africa contains data from the year 2009 until 2017.
Time required to get electricity is the number of days to obtain a permanent electricity connection. The measure captures the median duration that the electricity utility and experts indicate is necessary in practice, rather than required by law, to complete a procedure.


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Electricity Daten

Data set Value
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh) 4,198,000
Electricity exports (kWh) 15,040,000,000
Electricity imports (kWh) 11,890,000,000
Access to electricity (% of population) 84.2
Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total) 93.1
Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output) 8.4
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Time required to get electricity (days)
Delay in obtaining an electrical connection (days) 15.8
Capacity of power plants, total (megawatt) 48,094
Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt) 41,014
Capacity of power plants, self-producer (megawatt) 7,080

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 57,398,421
Area (sq. km) 1,219,090.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 349,419,343,614
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 6,161
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