Lesotho Electricity Access 2000-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2020 was 47.35%, a 2.85% increase from 2019.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2019 was 44.50%, a 2.5% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2018 was 47.00%, a 13.3% increase from 2017.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2017 was 33.70%, a 1.37% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Uzbekistan 100.00%
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Mongolia 98.10%
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Indonesia 96.95%
Philippines 96.84%
Bangladesh 96.20%
Timor-Leste 96.12%
Cabo Verde 94.16%
Honduras 93.21%
Kiribati 91.96%
Nicaragua 88.91%
Cambodia 86.40%
Ghana 85.87%
Micronesia 82.93%
Eswatini 79.73%
Sao Tome and Principe 76.56%
Pakistan 75.38%
Solomon Islands 73.35%
Kenya 71.44%
Myanmar 70.40%
Vanuatu 67.33%
Cameroon 64.72%
Djibouti 61.77%
Papua New Guinea 60.40%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 55.39%
Republic of Congo 49.52%
Lesotho 47.35%
Mauritania 47.35%
Angola 46.89%
Zambia 44.52%
Lesotho Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 47.35% 2.85%
2019 44.50% -2.50%
2018 47.00% 13.30%
2017 33.70% -1.37%
2016 35.07% 3.39%
2015 31.68% 3.88%
2014 27.80% 1.03%
2013 26.77% 6.21%
2012 20.56% -1.85%
2011 22.41% 5.41%
2010 17.00% 0.00%
2009 17.00% 1.01%
2008 15.99% 2.11%
2007 13.88% 4.18%
2006 9.70% 0.03%
2005 9.67% 2.87%
2004 6.80% 1.33%
2003 5.47% 2.10%
2002 3.36% 2.11%
2001 1.25% -3.01%
2000 4.26% -3.01%