Afghanistan Electricity Access 2005-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2019 was 97.70%, a 1.02% decline from 2018.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2018 was 98.72%, a 1.02% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2017 was 97.70%, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2016 was 97.70%, a 26.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.64%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.32%
Comoros 84.05%
Yemen 72.75%
Senegal 70.40%
Gambia 59.92%
Togo 52.44%
Eritrea 50.39%
North Korea 49.37%
Ethiopia 48.27%
Mali 48.02%
Haiti 45.37%
Guinea 42.42%
Uganda 41.30%
Zimbabwe 41.09%
Benin 40.32%
Rwanda 37.78%
Tanzania 37.70%
Somalia 36.03%
Guinea-Bissau 31.04%
Mozambique 29.62%
Liberia 27.65%
Madagascar 26.91%
Sierra Leone 22.70%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19.10%
Niger 18.77%
Burkina Faso 18.38%
Central African Republic 14.30%
Malawi 11.20%
Burundi 11.06%
Chad 8.40%
South Sudan 6.72%
Afghanistan Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 97.70% -1.02%
2018 98.72% 1.02%
2017 97.70% 0.00%
2016 97.70% 26.20%
2015 71.50% -18.00%
2014 89.50% 20.52%
2013 68.98% -0.12%
2012 69.10% 25.88%
2011 43.22% 0.52%
2010 42.70% -2.82%
2009 45.52% 3.12%
2008 42.40% 8.50%
2007 33.90% 5.80%
2006 28.10% 5.80%
2005 22.30% 5.80%