The Spectator Index on electricity 2017

The Spectator Index on electricity 2017

Yemen, Nigeria and Haiti have Worst Electricity Supply in 2017—Report

According to The Spectator Index of the world’s worst electricity supply in 2017, released today @spectatorindex twitter handle, Yemen has the worst electricity supply in the world in 2017.

Nigeria took the second worst position wile Haiti is the third worst. The Spectator indexed 137 countries.

Turkey came the fiftieth position.

“Worst electricity supply, 2017. (out of 137 countries) 1. Yemen 2. Nigeria 3. Haiti 4. Lebanon 5. Malawi 10. Venezuela 23. Pakistan 25. Argentina 29. Ethiopia 37. Bangladesh 41. South Africa 42. Sri Lanka 45. Algeria 46. Philippines 50. Turkey (WEF)”.

The Spectator also indexed quality of education, 2017. Egypt came last on the ladder, followed by Nigeria.

“1. Switzerland 2. Singapore 3. Finland 5. US 16. Germany 20. UK 26. France 31. Japan 34. India 35. Indonesia 39. China 52. Russia 54. Saudi Arabia 74. Iran 94. Pakistan 99. Turkey 119. Brazil 120. Nigeria 129. Egypt”

The platform ranked Nigeria as follow:

“Nigeria ranking, 2017. (of 137 countries) Roads quality: 127th Airport quality: 125th Electricity supply: 132nd Education system: 120th Math and science: 118th Innovation: 112th Life expectancy: 133rd Security: 127th Trust in politicians: 130th”.


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