Gambia Electricity Access 1993-2021

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 2019 was 59.92%, a 0.38% decline from 2018.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2018 was 60.30%, a 4.1% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2017 was 56.20%, a 0.2% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2016 was 56.00%, a 1.55% 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%
Gambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 59.92% -0.38%
2018 60.30% 4.10%
2017 56.20% 0.20%
2016 56.00% 1.55%
2015 54.45% 1.49%
2014 52.95% 1.45%
2013 51.50% 1.30%
2012 50.20% 1.38%
2011 48.81% 1.40%
2010 47.41% 4.69%
2009 42.73% 1.60%
2008 41.12% 1.59%
2007 39.53% 1.59%
2006 37.94% 7.48%
2005 30.46% -4.29%
2004 34.74% 6.94%
2003 27.80% -3.70%
2002 31.50% 1.64%
2001 29.87% -4.43%
2000 34.30% 7.72%
1999 26.58% 1.66%
1998 24.92% 1.66%
1997 23.26% 1.66%
1996 21.60% 1.65%
1995 19.95% 1.65%
1994 18.30% 0.60%
1993 17.70% 0.60%