Tanzania Electricity Access 1992-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2021 was 42.74%, a 2.84% increase from 2020.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2020 was 39.90%, a 2.2% increase from 2019.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2019 was 37.70%, a 2.77% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2018 was 34.93%, a 2.83% 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%
Tanzania Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 42.74% 2.84%
2020 39.90% 2.20%
2019 37.70% 2.77%
2018 34.93% 2.83%
2017 32.10% -0.70%
2016 32.80% 6.58%
2015 26.22% 2.72%
2014 23.50% 7.10%
2013 16.40% 1.10%
2012 15.30% 1.10%
2011 14.20% -0.60%
2010 14.80% 3.60%
2009 11.20% -0.30%
2008 11.50% -4.44%
2007 15.94% 1.08%
2006 14.86% 1.06%
2005 13.80% 2.40%
2004 11.40% 0.30%
2003 11.10% 0.39%
2002 10.71% 1.02%
2001 9.68% 1.03%
2000 8.65% 0.65%
1999 8.00% 0.84%
1998 7.16% 0.96%
1997 6.20% -3.20%
1996 9.40% 5.13%
1995 4.27% 0.97%
1994 3.30% 0.97%
1993 2.33% -4.47%
1992 6.80% -4.47%