Lesotho Electricity Access 2000-2024

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 2021 was 50.38%, a 2.88% increase from 2020.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2020 was 47.50%, a 2.93% increase from 2019.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2019 was 44.56%, a 2.44% decline from 2018.
  • Lesotho electricity access for 2018 was 47.00%, a 13.3% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Mongolia 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Timor-Leste 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Uzbekistan 99.90%
Tunisia 99.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.67%
India 99.57%
Indonesia 99.21%
Bangladesh 98.99%
Bolivia 98.56%
El Salvador 97.89%
Philippines 97.49%
Cabo Verde 95.52%
Pakistan 94.92%
Honduras 94.13%
Kiribati 92.83%
Ghana 86.30%
Nicaragua 86.29%
Micronesia 83.63%
Eswatini 82.90%
Cambodia 82.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 78.45%
Kenya 76.54%
Solomon Islands 76.35%
Myanmar 72.47%
Vanuatu 70.04%
Cameroon 65.45%
Djibouti 65.44%
Sudan 61.77%
Nigeria 59.50%
Lesotho 50.38%
Republic of Congo 49.66%
Angola 48.22%
Mauritania 47.70%
Zambia 46.69%
Papua New Guinea 20.92%
Lesotho Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 50.38% 2.88%
2020 47.50% 2.93%
2019 44.56% -2.44%
2018 47.00% 13.30%
2017 33.70% -1.37%
2016 35.07% 3.30%
2015 31.77% 3.97%
2014 27.80% 0.92%
2013 26.88% 6.32%
2012 20.56% -1.97%
2011 22.53% 5.53%
2010 17.00% 0.00%
2009 17.00% 0.99%
2008 16.01% 2.15%
2007 13.86% 4.16%
2006 9.70% 0.08%
2005 9.62% 2.82%
2004 6.80% 1.35%
2003 5.45% 2.07%
2002 3.37% 2.08%
2001 1.30% -2.96%
2000 4.26% -2.96%