Types of electrical outlets in the world (Infographics)

Types of electrical outlets in the world (Infographics)


What plug is used in Brazil? What connection is there in New York? How are outlets in London? When traveling for pleasure or business, it is important to know the type of plug (power outlet) that we find in the destination to charge mobile phones, computers and other electronic devices.

Types of outlets by country

Statista has developed an infographic with the world map outlets , ie the types of outlets and forms of outlets that you find in every country in the world . And, it plugs with two legs, pins or round positive and Spain are relatively common in Europe and other parts of the world, yet are not in areas with special tourist attraction.

Thus the outlets in London (UK), New York (United States), Mexico , Chile and China , among others, are different . Some have round or elongated pins, others have two or three legs. In general, how to refer to the plugs is with a letter. Thus, we find A and B outlets in the US, Europe or type C Type G outlets in the UK and other countries.

Therefore, we recommend that you check the plug type to find your destination to see if it matches that of your devices and if not, to take appropriate measures to avoid problems. The most common solution is to buy an adapter plug . For example, an English plug adapter European or American in Europe.


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