The reliability and availability of infrastructure and the provision of utility services is crucial for development. The quality of infrastructure is measured by indicators assessing the wait times to obtain selected utility services, as well as the disruption of these services. The thirteen indicators on this page measure the reliability and provision of infrastructure services in 135 countries. In addition, the estimated cost burden due to the inadequate provision of electricity is provided. The results are based on surveys of more than 130,000 firms. A database query tool is available to help you gauge the impact of infrastructure issues across various firm subgroups. You can also generate graphs to compare countries.
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