Ethiopia Electricity Access 2000-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2019 was 48.27%, a 3.22% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2018 was 45.05%, a 0.75% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2017 was 44.30%, a 1.4% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2016 was 42.90%, a 13.9% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Ethiopia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 48.27% 3.22%
2018 45.05% 0.75%
2017 44.30% 1.40%
2016 42.90% 13.90%
2015 29.00% 1.80%
2014 27.20% -8.96%
2013 36.16% 0.96%
2012 35.20% 12.20%
2011 23.00% -10.36%
2010 33.36% 0.89%
2009 32.47% 0.87%
2008 31.60% 1.72%
2006 29.88% 15.88%
2005 14.00% -14.15%
2004 28.15% 0.88%
2003 27.27% 0.89%
2002 26.38% 0.90%
2001 25.48% 12.78%
2000 12.70% 12.78%