Mauritania Electricity Access 2001-2021

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 2019 was 45.81%, a 1.52% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2018 was 44.29%, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2017 was 42.90%, a 1.57% increase from 2016.
  • Mauritania electricity access for 2016 was 41.33%, a 1.83% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Kosovo 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%
Mauritania Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 45.81% 1.52%
2018 44.29% 1.39%
2017 42.90% 1.57%
2016 41.33% 1.83%
2015 39.50% 0.70%
2014 38.80% 1.32%
2013 37.48% 1.17%
2012 36.32% 1.19%
2011 35.13% 1.20%
2010 33.93% 2.82%
2009 31.10% 1.10%
2008 30.00% -3.04%
2007 33.04% 6.02%
2006 27.02% 8.82%
2005 18.20% -6.09%
2004 24.29% 1.38%
2003 22.91% 1.39%
2002 21.52% -0.68%
2001 22.20% -0.68%