Sierra Leone Electricity Access 2004-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2019 was 22.70%, a 3.4% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2018 was 26.10%, a 2.7% increase from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2017 was 23.40%, a 3.1% increase from 2016.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2016 was 20.30%, a 0.78% 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%
Sierra Leone Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 22.70% -3.40%
2018 26.10% 2.70%
2017 23.40% 3.10%
2016 20.30% 0.78%
2015 19.52% 0.88%
2014 18.65% 5.15%
2013 13.50% -3.45%
2012 16.95% 2.75%
2011 14.20% 2.74%
2010 11.46% -3.11%
2009 14.57% 2.47%
2008 12.10% -0.97%
2007 13.07% 0.74%
2006 12.33% 1.00%
2005 11.33% -5.47%
2004 16.80% -5.47%