Papua New Guinea 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.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2019 was 63.46%, a 4.58% increase from 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2018 was 58.89%, a 4.49% increase from 2017.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2017 was 54.40%, a 5% increase from 2016.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2016 was 49.40%, a 5.04% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Cambodia 93.00%
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Bangladesh 92.20%
Nicaragua 88.21%
Ghana 83.50%
Micronesia 82.12%
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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%
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Papua New Guinea Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 63.46% 4.58%
2018 58.89% 4.49%
2017 54.40% 5.00%
2016 49.40% 5.04%
2015 44.36% 4.90%
2014 39.46% 3.60%
2013 35.86% 2.17%
2012 33.69% 2.14%
2011 31.55% 12.05%
2010 19.50% 2.30%
2009 17.20% -8.06%
2008 25.26% 2.07%
2007 23.19% 10.79%
2006 12.40% -6.65%
2005 19.05% 2.08%
2004 16.97% 2.09%
2003 14.88% 2.10%
2002 12.78% 2.11%
2001 10.67% 2.12%
2000 8.55% 2.03%
1999 6.53% 2.14%
1998 4.39% 2.14%
1997 2.25% -8.75%
1996 11.00% -8.75%