Benin Electricity Access 1996-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Benin electricity access for 2019 was 40.32%, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • Benin electricity access for 2018 was 39.24%, a 4.74% increase from 2017.
  • Benin electricity access for 2017 was 34.50%, a 2.58% decline from 2016.
  • Benin electricity access for 2016 was 37.08%, a 7.46% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Benin Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 40.32% 1.08%
2018 39.24% 4.74%
2017 34.50% -2.58%
2016 37.08% 7.46%
2015 29.62% -4.48%
2014 34.10% -0.56%
2013 34.66% -3.74%
2012 38.40% 1.50%
2011 36.90% 2.70%
2010 34.20% 4.21%
2009 29.99% 0.93%
2008 29.06% 0.92%
2007 28.14% 0.24%
2006 27.90% 1.60%
2005 26.30% 0.93%
2004 25.37% 0.94%
2003 24.43% 0.95%
2002 23.47% 1.57%
2001 21.90% 0.36%
2000 21.54% 1.25%
1999 20.29% 1.11%
1998 19.18% 1.12%
1997 18.06% 3.56%
1996 14.50% 3.56%