U-REPORTERS GENERAL
Energy is key for Human development and poverty reduction. Does your community have access to electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN)?
10 questions polled on this topic
94% response rate
17,066 responded out of 18,206 polled
Aug 26. 2014
Have you had 8 hours or more of uninterrupted electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) per day in the last one week?
Aug 26. 2014
Does your community have access to electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN)?
Aug 26. 2014
Do you experience frequent electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) failure of more than 1hour per day?
Aug 26. 2014
If you have less than 8 hours per day of electricity, how many hours of electricity have you had per day in the last one week?
Aug 26. 2014
How many electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) failure of 1hr have you had per day last week?
Aug 26. 2014
Apart from NEPA/PHCN, what other sources of electricity/light do you use?
Aug 26. 2014
How important is electricity to your day to day life?
Aug 26. 2014
How much does your household spend in a month on electricity?
Aug 26. 2014
How much are you willing to pay for 24 hours electricity/light supply?
Aug 26. 2014
If less than 5000N how much are you willing to pay ?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 26. 2014
Have you had 8 hours or more of uninterrupted electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) per day in the last one week?
17,066 responded out of 18,206 polled
Female
66%
No
 
No
34%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
69%
No
 
No
31%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
50%
no
 
no
50%
yes
 
yes

15-19
57%
no
 
no
43%
yes
 
yes

20-24
64%
no
 
no
36%
yes
 
yes

25-30
68%
no
 
no
32%
yes
 
yes

31-34
70%
no
 
no
30%
yes
 
yes

35+
69%
no
 
no
31%
yes
 
yes
68%
No
 
No
32%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 26. 2014
Does your community have access to electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN)?
23,994 responded out of 103,582 polled
Female
53%
Most households
 
Most households
26%
Few Households
 
Few Households
20%
Not at all
 
Not at all

Male
44%
Most households
 
Most households
30%
Few Households
 
Few Households
26%
Not at all
 
Not at all
0-14
33%
most households
 
most households
33%
few households
 
few households
33%
not at all
 
not at all

15-19
46%
most households
 
most households
34%
few households
 
few households
19%
not at all
 
not at all

20-24
47%
most households
 
most households
32%
few households
 
few households
20%
not at all
 
not at all

25-30
46%
most households
 
most households
29%
few households
 
few households
26%
not at all
 
not at all

31-34
51%
most households
 
most households
28%
few households
 
few households
21%
not at all
 
not at all

35+
56%
most households
 
most households
25%
few households
 
few households
19%
not at all
 
not at all
47%
Most households
 
Most households
28%
Few Households
 
Few Households
24%
Not at all
 
Not at all
AUG 26. 2014
Do you experience frequent electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) failure of more than 1hour per day?
5,288 responded out of 5,476 polled
Female
17%
No
 
No
83%
Yes
 
Yes

Male
14%
No
 
No
86%
Yes
 
Yes
0-14
0%
no
 
no
100%
yes
 
yes

15-19
24%
no
 
no
76%
yes
 
yes

20-24
16%
no
 
no
84%
yes
 
yes

25-30
16%
no
 
no
84%
yes
 
yes

31-34
15%
no
 
no
85%
yes
 
yes

35+
14%
no
 
no
86%
yes
 
yes
15%
No
 
No
85%
Yes
 
Yes
AUG 26. 2014
If you have less than 8 hours per day of electricity, how many hours of electricity have you had per day in the last one week?
10,976 responded out of 11,590 polled
Female
7%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
22%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
29%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
26%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
17%
None
 
None

Male
7%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
23%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
29%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
23%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
18%
None
 
None
0-14
0%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
0%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
100%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
0%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
0%
none
 
none

15-19
5%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
23%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
32%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
21%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
19%
none
 
none

20-24
9%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
25%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
29%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
21%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
16%
none
 
none

25-30
5%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
22%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
30%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
26%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
17%
none
 
none

31-34
7%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
23%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
30%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
22%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
18%
none
 
none

35+
10%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
24%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
28%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
21%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
18%
none
 
none
7%
6-8 hours
 
6-8 hours
22%
4-6 hours
 
4-6 hours
29%
2-4 hours
 
2-4 hours
24%
1-2 hours
 
1-2 hours
17%
None
 
None
AUG 26. 2014
How many electricity/light (NEPA/PHCN) failure of 1hr have you had per day last week?
4,290 responded out of 4,482 polled
Female
73%
Multiples
 
Multiples
27%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

Male
78%
Multiples
 
Multiples
22%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2
0-14
50%
multiples
 
multiples
50%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

15-19
59%
multiples
 
multiples
41%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

20-24
75%
multiples
 
multiples
25%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

25-30
79%
multiples
 
multiples
21%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

31-34
78%
multiples
 
multiples
22%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2

35+
78%
multiples
 
multiples
22%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2
76%
Multiples
 
Multiples
24%
1 or 2
 
1 or 2
AUG 26. 2014
Apart from NEPA/PHCN, what other sources of electricity/light do you use?
20,952 responded out of 21,860 polled
Female
2%
Solar Energy
 
Solar Energy
5%
Candles
 
Candles
11%
Kerosene
 
Kerosene
2%
Inverter
 
Inverter
70%
Generator
 
Generator
10%
None
 
None

Male
1%
Solar Energy
 
Solar Energy
5%
Candles
 
Candles
11%
Kerosene
 
Kerosene
2%
Inverter
 
Inverter
70%
Generator
 
Generator
12%
None
 
None
0-14
0%
solar energy
 
solar energy
0%
candles
 
candles
20%
kerosene
 
kerosene
0%
inverter
 
inverter
60%
generator
 
generator
20%
none
 
none

15-19
3%
solar energy
 
solar energy
7%
candles
 
candles
11%
kerosene
 
kerosene
4%
inverter
 
inverter
65%
generator
 
generator
10%
none
 
none

20-24
1%
solar energy
 
solar energy
6%
candles
 
candles
10%
kerosene
 
kerosene
2%
inverter
 
inverter
67%
generator
 
generator
13%
none
 
none

25-30
1%
solar energy
 
solar energy
5%
candles
 
candles
13%
kerosene
 
kerosene
2%
inverter
 
inverter
67%
generator
 
generator
12%
none
 
none

31-34
1%
solar energy
 
solar energy
5%
candles
 
candles
12%
kerosene
 
kerosene
1%
inverter
 
inverter
70%
generator
 
generator
10%
none
 
none

35+
1%
solar energy
 
solar energy
3%
candles
 
candles
9%
kerosene
 
kerosene
2%
inverter
 
inverter
78%
generator
 
generator
8%
none
 
none
1%
Solar Energy
 
Solar Energy
5%
Candles
 
Candles
11%
Kerosene
 
Kerosene
2%
Inverter
 
Inverter
70%
Generator
 
Generator
11%
None
 
None
AUG 26. 2014
How important is electricity to your day to day life?
20,188 responded out of 20,952 polled
Female
60%
Highly Important
 
Highly Important
32%
Very Important
 
Very Important
6%
Important
 
Important
1%
Not Important
 
Not Important

Male
60%
Highly Important
 
Highly Important
31%
Very Important
 
Very Important
8%
Important
 
Important
2%
Not Important
 
Not Important
0-14
80%
highly important
 
highly important
0%
very important
 
very important
20%
important
 
important
0%
not important
 
not important

15-19
46%
highly important
 
highly important
40%
very important
 
very important
11%
important
 
important
3%
not important
 
not important

20-24
59%
highly important
 
highly important
32%
very important
 
very important
7%
important
 
important
2%
not important
 
not important

25-30
62%
highly important
 
highly important
31%
very important
 
very important
6%
important
 
important
1%
not important
 
not important

31-34
60%
highly important
 
highly important
33%
very important
 
very important
6%
important
 
important
1%
not important
 
not important

35+
59%
highly important
 
highly important
32%
very important
 
very important
8%
important
 
important
1%
not important
 
not important
60%
Highly Important
 
Highly Important
32%
Very Important
 
Very Important
7%
Important
 
Important
2%
Not Important
 
Not Important
AUG 26. 2014
How much does your household spend in a month on electricity?
18,588 responded out of 20,188 polled
Female
1%
No electricity
 
No electricity
5%
35,000N and above
 
35,000N and above
9%
20,000N-35,000N
 
20,000N-35,000N
26%
5,000N-20,000N
 
5,000N-20,000N
35%
2,500N- 5,000N
 
2,500N- 5,000N
25%
500N-2,500N
 
500N-2,500N

Male
1%
No electricity
 
No electricity
3%
35,000N and above
 
35,000N and above
7%
20,000N-35,000N
 
20,000N-35,000N
25%
5,000N-20,000N
 
5,000N-20,000N
37%
2,500N- 5,000N
 
2,500N- 5,000N
27%
500N-2,500N
 
500N-2,500N
0-14
0%
no electricity
 
no electricity
0%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
0%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
0%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
50%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
50%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n

15-19
1%
no electricity
 
no electricity
7%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
11%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
26%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
28%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
28%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n

20-24
1%
no electricity
 
no electricity
6%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
9%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
25%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
34%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
26%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n

25-30
1%
no electricity
 
no electricity
3%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
7%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
24%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
37%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
27%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n

31-34
1%
no electricity
 
no electricity
3%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
7%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
24%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
37%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
30%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n

35+
1%
no electricity
 
no electricity
3%
35,000n and above
 
35,000n and above
8%
20,000n-35,000n
 
20,000n-35,000n
29%
5,000n-20,000n
 
5,000n-20,000n
37%
2,500n- 5,000n
 
2,500n- 5,000n
24%
500n-2,500n
 
500n-2,500n
1%
No electricity
 
No electricity
3%
35,000N and above
 
35,000N and above
7%
20,000N-35,000N
 
20,000N-35,000N
25%
5,000N-20,000N
 
5,000N-20,000N
36%
2,500N- 5,000N
 
2,500N- 5,000N
27%
500N-2,500N
 
500N-2,500N
AUG 26. 2014
How much are you willing to pay for 24 hours electricity/light supply?
17,548 responded out of 18,588 polled
Female
3%
over 30,000N
 
over 30,000N
4%
15,000 - 30,000N
 
15,000 - 30,000N
23%
5,000N - 15,000N
 
5,000N - 15,000N
70%
less than 5,000N
 
less than 5,000N

Male
2%
over 30,000N
 
over 30,000N
4%
15,000 - 30,000N
 
15,000 - 30,000N
21%
5,000N - 15,000N
 
5,000N - 15,000N
73%
less than 5,000N
 
less than 5,000N
0-14
0%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
0%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
50%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
50%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n

15-19
4%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
4%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
34%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
59%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n

20-24
4%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
8%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
27%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
61%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n

25-30
2%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
3%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
22%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
73%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n

31-34
2%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
3%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
22%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
73%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n

35+
2%
over 30,000n
 
over 30,000n
4%
15,000 - 30,000n
 
15,000 - 30,000n
20%
5,000n - 15,000n
 
5,000n - 15,000n
75%
less than 5,000n
 
less than 5,000n
2%
over 30,000N
 
over 30,000N
4%
15,000 - 30,000N
 
15,000 - 30,000N
22%
5,000N - 15,000N
 
5,000N - 15,000N
72%
less than 5,000N
 
less than 5,000N
AUG 26. 2014
If less than 5000N how much are you willing to pay ?
12,200 responded out of 12,648 polled
Female
7%
4,000N - 5,000N
 
4,000N - 5,000N
11%
2,500N - 4,000N
 
2,500N - 4,000N
19%
1,500N - 2,500N
 
1,500N - 2,500N
63%
500N - 1,500N
 
500N - 1,500N

Male
6%
4,000N - 5,000N
 
4,000N - 5,000N
11%
2,500N - 4,000N
 
2,500N - 4,000N
19%
1,500N - 2,500N
 
1,500N - 2,500N
64%
500N - 1,500N
 
500N - 1,500N
0-14
0%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
0%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
0%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
100%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n

15-19
7%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
12%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
16%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
65%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n

20-24
9%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
12%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
19%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
60%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n

25-30
5%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
12%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
19%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
64%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n

31-34
6%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
10%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
20%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
63%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n

35+
7%
4,000n - 5,000n
 
4,000n - 5,000n
13%
2,500n - 4,000n
 
2,500n - 4,000n
21%
1,500n - 2,500n
 
1,500n - 2,500n
59%
500n - 1,500n
 
500n - 1,500n
6%
4,000N - 5,000N
 
4,000N - 5,000N
11%
2,500N - 4,000N
 
2,500N - 4,000N
19%
1,500N - 2,500N
 
1,500N - 2,500N
63%
500N - 1,500N
 
500N - 1,500N

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