Bangladesh Electricity Access 1991-2024

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 2021 was 98.99%, a 2.79% increase from 2020.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2020 was 96.20%, a 4% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2019 was 92.20%, a 5.28% increase from 2018.
  • Bangladesh electricity access for 2018 was 86.92%, a 1.08% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Moldova 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Timor-Leste 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Mongolia 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Tunisia 99.90%
Uzbekistan 99.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.67%
India 99.57%
Indonesia 99.21%
Bangladesh 98.99%
Bolivia 98.56%
El Salvador 97.89%
Philippines 97.49%
Cabo Verde 95.52%
Pakistan 94.92%
Honduras 94.13%
Kiribati 92.83%
Ghana 86.30%
Nicaragua 86.29%
Micronesia 83.63%
Eswatini 82.90%
Cambodia 82.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 78.45%
Kenya 76.54%
Solomon Islands 76.35%
Myanmar 72.47%
Vanuatu 70.04%
Cameroon 65.45%
Djibouti 65.44%
Sudan 61.77%
Nigeria 59.50%
Lesotho 50.38%
Republic of Congo 49.66%
Angola 48.22%
Mauritania 47.70%
Zambia 46.69%
Papua New Guinea 20.92%
Bangladesh Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 98.99% 2.79%
2020 96.20% 4.00%
2019 92.20% 5.28%
2018 86.92% -1.08%
2017 88.00% 12.08%
2016 75.92% 1.92%
2015 74.00% 11.60%
2014 62.40% 0.90%
2013 61.50% -4.05%
2012 65.55% 5.95%
2011 59.60% 4.34%
2010 55.26% -1.82%
2009 57.08% 2.81%
2008 54.27% 7.77%
2007 46.50% -4.03%
2006 50.53% 6.30%
2005 44.23% 3.63%
2004 40.60% 0.13%
2003 40.47% 2.72%
2002 37.75% 2.72%
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%