Nepal Electricity Access 1996-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2019 was 89.90%, a 4.02% decline from 2018.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2018 was 93.92%, a 4% increase from 2017.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2017 was 89.92%, a 0.78% decline from 2016.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2016 was 90.70%, a 7.17% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.64%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.32%
Comoros 84.05%
Yemen 72.75%
Senegal 70.40%
Gambia 59.92%
Togo 52.44%
Eritrea 50.39%
North Korea 49.37%
Ethiopia 48.27%
Mali 48.02%
Haiti 45.37%
Guinea 42.42%
Uganda 41.30%
Zimbabwe 41.09%
Benin 40.32%
Rwanda 37.78%
Tanzania 37.70%
Somalia 36.03%
Guinea-Bissau 31.04%
Mozambique 29.62%
Liberia 27.65%
Madagascar 26.91%
Sierra Leone 22.70%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19.10%
Niger 18.77%
Burkina Faso 18.38%
Central African Republic 14.30%
Malawi 11.20%
Burundi 11.06%
Chad 8.40%
South Sudan 6.72%
Nepal Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 89.90% -4.02%
2018 93.92% 4.00%
2017 89.92% -0.78%
2016 90.70% 7.17%
2015 83.53% -1.37%
2014 84.90% 7.29%
2013 77.61% 2.88%
2012 74.73% 7.47%
2011 67.26% -1.34%
2010 68.60% 7.73%
2009 60.87% 3.54%
2008 57.33% 3.53%
2007 53.79% 2.59%
2006 51.20% 4.47%
2005 46.73% 9.53%
2004 37.20% -5.21%
2003 42.41% 6.34%
2002 36.07% 11.47%
2001 24.60% -4.32%
2000 28.92% 5.02%
1999 23.89% 3.81%
1998 20.08% 3.81%
1997 16.27% -1.63%
1996 17.90% -1.63%