Mauritania 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.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2021 was 47.70%, a 2.3% increase from 2020.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2020 was 45.40%, a 0.45% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2019 was 44.95%, a 1.36% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2018 was 43.59%, a 0.69% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Morocco 100.00%
Timor-Leste 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Mongolia 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 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%
Mauritania Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 47.70% 2.30%
2020 45.40% 0.45%
2019 44.95% 1.36%
2018 43.59% 0.69%
2017 42.90% 1.65%
2016 41.25% 1.75%
2015 39.50% 0.70%
2014 38.80% 1.22%
2013 37.58% 1.15%
2012 36.42% 1.12%
2011 35.30% 1.10%
2010 34.20% 3.13%
2009 31.07% 1.07%
2008 30.00% -3.04%
2007 33.04% 6.07%
2006 26.97% 8.77%
2005 18.20% -6.13%
2004 24.33% 1.30%
2003 23.04% 1.29%
2002 21.74% -0.46%
2001 22.20% 3.05%
2000 19.15% 3.05%