Gambia Electricity Access 1993-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2021 was 63.70%, a 1.46% increase from 2020.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2020 was 62.23%, a 0.13% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2019 was 62.10%, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2018 was 60.30%, a 4.1% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.57%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 88.82%
Comoros 87.94%
Yemen 74.88%
Senegal 67.98%
Gambia 63.70%
Togo 55.74%
Ethiopia 54.19%
Mali 53.38%
North Korea 52.63%
Eritrea 52.51%
Somalia 49.32%
Zimbabwe 48.98%
Rwanda 48.70%
Haiti 47.18%
Guinea 46.81%
Uganda 45.22%
Tanzania 42.74%
Benin 41.97%
Guinea-Bissau 35.76%
Madagascar 35.12%
Mozambique 31.49%
Liberia 29.85%
Sierra Leone 27.49%
Democratic Republic of Congo 20.77%
Burkina Faso 18.95%
Niger 18.60%
Central African Republic 15.68%
Malawi 14.19%
Chad 11.27%
Burundi 10.23%
South Sudan 7.75%
Gambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 63.70% 1.46%
2020 62.23% 0.13%
2019 62.10% 1.80%
2018 60.30% 4.10%
2017 56.20% -0.15%
2016 56.35% 1.66%
2015 54.69% 1.65%
2014 53.04% 1.54%
2013 51.50% 1.64%
2012 49.86% 1.54%
2011 48.32% 1.52%
2010 46.80% 3.64%
2009 43.16% 1.71%
2008 41.45% 1.69%
2007 39.76% 1.68%
2006 38.08% 7.62%
2005 30.46% -4.33%
2004 34.79% 6.99%
2003 27.80% -3.74%
2002 31.54% 1.62%
2001 29.92% -4.38%
2000 34.30% 7.73%
1999 26.57% 1.66%
1998 24.92% 1.66%
1997 23.26% 1.67%
1996 21.59% 1.67%
1995 19.92% 1.67%
1994 18.25% 0.55%
1993 17.70% 0.55%