Bangladesh Electricity Access 1991-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2020 was 96.20%, a 4% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2019 was 92.20%, a 0.4% increase from 2018.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2018 was 91.80%, a 3.8% increase from 2017.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2017 was 88.00%, a 12.08% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.98%
India 99.00%
Mongolia 98.10%
Bolivia 97.55%
Indonesia 96.95%
Philippines 96.84%
Bangladesh 96.20%
Timor-Leste 96.12%
Cabo Verde 94.16%
Honduras 93.21%
Kiribati 91.96%
Nicaragua 88.91%
Cambodia 86.40%
Ghana 85.87%
Micronesia 82.93%
Eswatini 79.73%
Sao Tome and Principe 76.56%
Pakistan 75.38%
Solomon Islands 73.35%
Kenya 71.44%
Myanmar 70.40%
Vanuatu 67.33%
Cameroon 64.72%
Djibouti 61.77%
Papua New Guinea 60.40%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 55.39%
Republic of Congo 49.52%
Lesotho 47.35%
Mauritania 47.35%
Angola 46.89%
Zambia 44.52%
Bangladesh Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 96.20% 4.00%
2019 92.20% 0.40%
2018 91.80% 3.80%
2017 88.00% 12.08%
2016 75.92% 1.02%
2015 74.90% 12.50%
2014 62.40% 0.90%
2013 61.50% -4.66%
2012 66.16% 6.56%
2011 59.60% 4.34%
2010 55.26% -2.31%
2009 57.57% 2.83%
2008 54.74% 8.24%
2007 46.50% -4.03%
2006 50.53% 6.30%
2005 44.23% 3.63%
2004 40.60% -0.06%
2003 40.66% 2.81%
2002 37.85% 2.82%
2001 35.03% 3.03%
2000 32.00% 2.46%
1999 29.54% 2.79%
1998 26.75% 4.35%
1997 22.40% 1.26%
1996 21.14% 2.81%
1995 18.34% 0.54%
1994 17.80% 5.08%
1993 12.72% 2.81%
1992 9.91% -4.38%
1991 14.29% -4.38%