Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2019 was 100.00%, a 1.93% increase from 2018.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2018 was 98.07%, a 4.47% increase from 2017.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2017 was 93.60%, a 2.83% increase from 2016.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2016 was 90.77%, a 1.07% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Kosovo 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Kiribati 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.88%
Morocco 99.60%
Vietnam 99.40%
Mongolia 99.13%
Indonesia 98.85%
India 97.82%
Bolivia 96.30%
Philippines 95.63%
Cabo Verde 95.53%
Timor-Leste 94.72%
Cambodia 93.00%
Honduras 92.78%
Bangladesh 92.20%
Nicaragua 88.21%
Ghana 83.50%
Micronesia 82.12%
Eswatini 77.17%
Sao Tome and Principe 75.18%
Pakistan 73.91%
Solomon Islands 70.26%
Kenya 69.70%
Myanmar 68.36%
Vanuatu 64.67%
Papua New Guinea 63.46%
Cameroon 63.45%
Djibouti 61.28%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 53.83%
Congo, Rep. 48.33%
Mauritania 45.81%
Angola 45.67%
Lesotho 44.64%
Zambia 43.00%
Lao PDR Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 100.00% 1.93%
2018 98.07% 4.47%
2017 93.60% 2.83%
2016 90.77% 1.07%
2015 89.70% 6.52%
2014 83.18% 3.67%
2013 79.51% 3.14%
2012 76.37% 6.37%
2011 70.00% -0.12%
2010 70.12% 2.77%
2009 67.35% 1.35%
2008 66.00% 11.04%
2007 54.96% -2.08%
2006 57.04% -0.16%
2005 57.20% 3.59%
2004 53.61% 5.61%
2003 48.00% 1.70%
2002 46.30% 1.02%
2001 45.28% 2.79%
2000 42.48% 2.21%
1999 40.27% 2.83%
1998 37.44% 2.83%
1997 34.62% 2.83%
1996 31.79% 6.79%
1995 25.00% -1.15%
1994 26.15% -4.85%
1993 31.00% -4.85%