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 2019 was 44.64%, a 2.36% 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 1.48% decline from 2016.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2016 was 35.18%, a 3.4% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Honduras 92.78%
Bangladesh 92.20%
Nicaragua 88.21%
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Sao Tome and Principe 75.18%
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Myanmar 68.36%
Vanuatu 64.67%
Papua New Guinea 63.46%
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Djibouti 61.28%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 53.83%
Congo, Rep. 48.33%
Mauritania 45.81%
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Lesotho 44.64%
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Lesotho Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 44.64% -2.36%
2018 47.00% 13.30%
2017 33.70% -1.48%
2016 35.18% 3.40%
2015 31.78% 3.98%
2014 27.80% 1.07%
2013 26.73% 6.17%
2012 20.56% -1.82%
2011 22.38% 5.38%
2010 17.00% 0.00%
2009 17.00% 0.98%
2008 16.02% 2.09%
2007 13.92% 4.22%
2006 9.70% -0.04%
2005 9.74% 2.94%
2004 6.80% 1.27%
2003 5.53% 2.12%
2002 3.40% 2.13%
2001 1.27% -2.99%
2000 4.26% -2.99%