Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2021 was 78.45%, a 1.64% increase from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2020 was 76.81%, a 1.69% increase from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2019 was 75.12%, a 4.12% increase from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2018 was 71.00%, a 3.27% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Mongolia 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Timor-Leste 100.00%
Uzbekistan 99.90%
Tunisia 99.90%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.67%
India 99.57%
Indonesia 99.21%
Bangladesh 98.99%
Bolivia 98.56%
El Salvador 97.89%
Philippines 97.49%
Cabo Verde 95.52%
Pakistan 94.92%
Honduras 94.13%
Kiribati 92.83%
Ghana 86.30%
Nicaragua 86.29%
Micronesia 83.63%
Eswatini 82.90%
Cambodia 82.50%
Sao Tome and Principe 78.45%
Kenya 76.54%
Solomon Islands 76.35%
Myanmar 72.47%
Vanuatu 70.04%
Cameroon 65.45%
Djibouti 65.44%
Sudan 61.77%
Nigeria 59.50%
Lesotho 50.38%
Republic of Congo 49.66%
Angola 48.22%
Mauritania 47.70%
Zambia 46.69%
Papua New Guinea 20.92%
Sao Tome and Principe Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 78.45% 1.64%
2020 76.81% 1.69%
2019 75.12% 4.12%
2018 71.00% -3.27%
2017 74.27% 4.91%
2016 69.36% 2.05%
2015 67.31% -1.29%
2014 68.60% 3.64%
2013 64.96% 7.06%
2012 57.90% -4.71%
2011 62.61% 1.17%
2010 61.44% 4.54%
2009 56.90% -2.22%
2008 59.12% 1.14%
2007 57.98% 1.13%
2006 56.86% 1.10%
2005 55.75% 1.08%
2004 54.67% 1.07%
2003 53.59% 1.07%
2002 52.53% 1.07%
2001 51.46% -1.44%
2000 52.90% -1.44%