Rwanda Electricity Access 1992-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2019 was 37.78%, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2018 was 34.74%, a 0.64% increase from 2017.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2017 was 34.10%, a 4.73% increase from 2016.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2016 was 29.37%, a 6.57% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Rwanda Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 37.78% 3.04%
2018 34.74% 0.64%
2017 34.10% 4.73%
2016 29.37% 6.57%
2015 22.80% 3.00%
2014 19.80% 4.60%
2013 15.20% -2.30%
2012 17.50% 6.70%
2011 10.80% 1.10%
2010 9.70% -4.62%
2009 14.32% 8.32%
2008 6.00% -6.15%
2007 12.15% 1.08%
2006 11.08% 6.28%
2005 4.80% -4.11%
2004 8.91% 1.10%
2003 7.81% 1.11%
2002 6.70% 1.12%
2001 5.58% -0.62%
2000 6.20% 2.84%
1999 3.36% 1.15%
1998 2.21% 1.15%
1997 1.05% 0.65%
1996 0.41% 0.33%
1995 0.08% 0.07%
1994 0.01% 0.00%
1993 0.01% -2.29%
1992 2.30% -2.29%