Most People Have Electricity

The correct answer is C. A majority of the world population, 85.3 percent, has some access to the electric grid.  Access to energy is divided along urban-rural lines. Upwards of 80 percent of people without electricity live in rural areas.

Lack of access to electricity and modern energy sources contributes to a cycle of poverty. Reliable energy access improves lives in many ways.  Shops and businesses can stay open longer,  communities can access better healthcare, and children can do homework after dark.

Electrifying communities gives them the opportunity to thrive.

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Worldwide Access to Electricity