South Sudan Electricity Access 2009-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2019 was 6.72%, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2018 was 6.19%, a 1.99% increase from 2017.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2017 was 4.20%, a 0.93% decline from 2016.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2016 was 5.13%, a 0.52% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Sudan 6.72%
South Sudan Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 6.72% 0.53%
2018 6.19% 1.99%
2017 4.20% -0.93%
2016 5.13% 0.52%
2015 4.61% 0.51%
2014 4.10% 0.49%
2013 3.61% 0.47%
2012 3.14% 0.45%
2011 2.69% 1.19%
2010 1.50% -1.50%
2009 3.00% -1.50%