Burkina Faso Electricity Access 1993-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2019 was 18.38%, a 3.98% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2018 was 14.40%, a 2.82% decline from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2017 was 17.22%, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2016 was 16.64%, a 0.57% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Burkina Faso Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 18.38% 3.98%
2018 14.40% -2.82%
2017 17.22% 0.58%
2016 16.64% 0.57%
2015 16.07% -3.13%
2014 19.20% 3.79%
2013 15.41% 0.24%
2012 15.16% 0.26%
2011 14.90% 1.80%
2010 13.10% 0.47%
2009 12.63% 0.03%
2008 12.60% 0.42%
2007 12.18% 0.42%
2006 11.76% 0.42%
2005 11.34% 0.43%
2004 10.91% -0.49%
2003 11.40% 1.39%
2002 10.01% 0.46%
2001 9.54% 0.47%
2000 9.07% 2.17%
1999 6.90% -1.25%
1998 8.15% 0.50%
1997 7.66% 0.50%
1996 7.16% 0.49%
1995 6.67% 0.49%
1994 6.18% 0.08%
1993 6.10% 0.08%