Costa Rica Electricity Access 1994-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Costa Rica electricity access for 2019 was 99.71%, a 0.01% increase from 2018.
  • Costa Rica electricity access for 2018 was 99.70%, a 0.1% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica electricity access for 2017 was 99.60%, a 0.1% increase from 2016.
  • Costa Rica electricity access for 2016 was 99.50%, a 0.09% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Bosnia 100.00%
Lebanon 100.00%
Mauritius 100.00%
Venezuela 100.00%
Bulgaria 100.00%
Kazakhstan 100.00%
Montenegro 100.00%
Russia 100.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 100.00%
Azerbaijan 100.00%
Jordan 100.00%
North Macedonia 100.00%
Romania 100.00%
Tuvalu 100.00%
Armenia 100.00%
China 100.00%
Fiji 100.00%
Paraguay 100.00%
Turkey 100.00%
Albania 100.00%
Ecuador 100.00%
Iraq 100.00%
Mexico 100.00%
Iran 100.00%
Maldives 100.00%
Nauru 100.00%
Dominican Republic 100.00%
Belarus 100.00%
Dominica 100.00%
Malaysia 100.00%
Turkmenistan 99.90%
Thailand 99.90%
Cuba 99.80%
Serbia 99.80%
Brazil 99.80%
Colombia 99.77%
Costa Rica 99.71%
St. Lucia 99.55%
Algeria 99.50%
Jamaica 99.38%
Samoa 99.20%
Tonga 98.40%
Peru 98.35%
Suriname 97.89%
Marshall Islands 97.44%
Guatemala 95.72%
Grenada 95.43%
Belize 92.72%
Guyana 92.02%
Gabon 90.69%
South Africa 85.00%
Botswana 70.18%
Libya 68.53%
Equatorial Guinea 66.59%
Namibia 55.20%
Costa Rica Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 99.71% 0.01%
2018 99.70% 0.10%
2017 99.60% 0.10%
2016 99.50% 0.09%
2015 99.41% 0.05%
2014 99.36% -0.20%
2013 99.56% 0.06%
2012 99.50% 0.27%
2011 99.23% 0.24%
2010 99.00% -0.41%
2009 99.41% 0.15%
2008 99.26% 0.05%
2007 99.22% 0.07%
2006 99.15% 0.09%
2005 99.05% 0.10%
2004 98.95% 0.26%
2003 98.70% 0.19%
2002 98.51% 0.26%
2001 98.25% 1.31%
2000 96.94% -1.64%
1999 98.58% 0.10%
1998 98.48% 0.10%
1997 98.38% 0.10%
1996 98.29% 0.09%
1995 98.19% 0.09%
1994 98.10% 0.09%