Nicaragua Electricity Access 1993-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2019 was 88.21%, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2018 was 87.19%, a 1.13% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2017 was 86.06%, a 1.32% increase from 2016.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2016 was 84.74%, a 1.4% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Kosovo 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
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%
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%
Nicaragua Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 88.21% 1.02%
2018 87.19% 1.13%
2017 86.06% 1.32%
2016 84.74% 1.40%
2015 83.34% 1.49%
2014 81.85% 1.10%
2013 80.76% 1.21%
2012 79.55% 0.83%
2011 78.71% 0.57%
2010 78.15% 0.23%
2009 77.92% 0.84%
2008 77.07% 0.52%
2007 76.56% 0.52%
2006 76.04% 2.22%
2005 73.82% -1.17%
2004 74.99% 0.54%
2003 74.45% 0.55%
2002 73.90% 1.68%
2001 72.22% -0.55%
2000 72.78% 0.64%
1999 72.14% 3.09%
1998 69.05% -1.69%
1997 70.74% 0.70%
1996 70.04% 0.69%
1995 69.35% 0.69%
1994 68.66% -3.41%
1993 72.06% -3.41%