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This page provides a snapshot of infrastructure projects in low- and middle-income countries by primary sector. Projects include management or lease contracts, concessions, greenfield projects, and divestitures. The database contains almost 5,000 projects dating from 1984 to 2012.
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Chile
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Highlights
Featured Indicator, 1990-2012 Value
Infrastructure Sectors Reported Energy, Telecom, Transport, Water and sewerage
Projects reaching financial closure 134
Sector with largest investment share Energy
Type of PPI with largest share in investment Greenfield project
Projects cancelled or distressed
3   ( 1% of total investment)
DATA
Region:
 Latin America and the Caribbean
Income Category:
 Upper middle income
GNI per capita (US$):
 8350

Number of Projects by Primary Sector
Financial Closure YearEnergyTelecomTransportWater and sewageTotal
199010001
199100000
199211002
199311215
199422105
1995417214
199641229
19976311020
199841106
199910348
200010416
200100527
200200314
200300112
200400459
200510113
200620103
200720114
200800404
200930104
201010405
201120406
201260107
Total42106121134

Total Investment in Projects by Primary Sector (US$ million)
Year of InvestmentEnergyTelecomTransportWater and sewageTotal
1990440000440
199100000
19928200082
199381469338258
199451850270595
199593453420301,436
19961,495131190441,861
19971,4651361,949643,614
19982,035158168492,410
19996581953684,0035,224
20006103522024511,615
20011873942,3412713,192
200222191,0451341,400
20032339818195545
200451857913891,316
200531111343554912
20061192251470491
200744215942331,028
200894062600675
200972536529001,380
201027217282301,266
20112123606571,5432,772
20121,02922043901,687
Total11,9083,93711,0857,27034,199

Total Projects by Primary Sector and Subsector (US$ million)
SectorSub-SectorNumber of ProjectsTotal Investment
EnergyElectricity3510,086
Natural Gas82,672
Total Energy4312,758
TelecomTelecom103,937
Total Telecom103,937
TransportAirports13421
Railroads4128
Roads349,427
Seaports101,109
Total Transport6111,085
Water and sewerageTreatment plant368
Utility187,202
Total Water and sewerage217,270
Total13535,049

Total Number of Projects by Type and Primary Sector
Most infrastructure projects with private participation fit in one of the four categories indicated in the table. But the boundaries between these categories are not always clear, and some projects have features of more than one category. In these cases projects have been classified in the category that better reflects the risk borne by the private sector.
SectorConcessionDivestitureGreenfield projectManagement and lease contractTotal
Energy0537042
Telecom0010010
Transport46213061
Water and sewerage1173021
Total5714630134

Total Investment in Projects by Type and Primary Sector (US$ million)
Most infrastructure projects with private participation fit in one of these four categories. But the boundaries between these categories are not always clear, and some projects have features of more than one category. In these cases projects have been classified in the category that better reflects the risk borne by the private sector.
SectorConcessionDivestitureGreenfield projectManagement and lease contractTotal
Energy02,9548,954011,908
Telecom003,93703,937
Transport7,132903,863011,085
Water and sewerage9346,2686807,270
Total8,0669,31116,821034,199

Comparative Infrastructure Indicators
IndicatorsChileLatin America and the Caribbean AverageUpper middle income CountriesOECD Average
GNI per capita, Atlas method (current US$)8,3504,7766,33833,470
Access to electricity (% of population)997984..
Electric power consumption (kwh per capita)3,0741,4762,5828,769
Improved water source (% of population with access95919499
Improved sanitation facilities (% of population with access)947985..
Total telephone subscribers per 100 inhabitants967186..

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