Sierra Leone Electricity Access 2000-2024

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 2021 was 27.49%, a 1.18% increase from 2020.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2020 was 26.31%, a 3.61% increase from 2019.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.57%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 88.82%
Comoros 87.94%
Yemen 74.88%
Senegal 67.98%
Gambia 63.70%
Togo 55.74%
Ethiopia 54.19%
Mali 53.38%
North Korea 52.63%
Eritrea 52.51%
Somalia 49.32%
Zimbabwe 48.98%
Rwanda 48.70%
Haiti 47.18%
Guinea 46.81%
Uganda 45.22%
Tanzania 42.74%
Benin 41.97%
Guinea-Bissau 35.76%
Madagascar 35.12%
Mozambique 31.49%
Liberia 29.85%
Sierra Leone 27.49%
Democratic Republic of Congo 20.77%
Burkina Faso 18.95%
Niger 18.60%
Central African Republic 15.68%
Malawi 14.19%
Chad 11.27%
Burundi 10.23%
South Sudan 7.75%
Sierra Leone Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 27.49% 1.18%
2020 26.31% 3.61%
2019 22.70% -3.40%
2018 26.10% 2.70%
2017 23.40% 3.10%
2016 20.30% 0.64%
2015 19.66% 0.83%
2014 18.83% 5.33%
2013 13.50% -3.66%
2012 17.16% 2.96%
2011 14.20% 2.74%
2010 11.46% -3.18%
2009 14.64% 2.54%
2008 12.10% -0.91%
2007 13.01% 0.79%
2006 12.21% 0.88%
2005 11.33% -5.47%
2004 16.80% 6.85%
2003 9.95% 0.74%
2002 9.21% 0.74%
2001 8.47% 0.75%
2000 7.73% 0.75%