Tanzania Electricity Access 1992-2022

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 2019 was 37.70%, a 2.47% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2018 was 35.23%, a 2.81% increase from 2017.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2017 was 32.42%, a 0.38% decline from 2016.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2016 was 32.80%, a 6.46% 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%
Tanzania Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 37.70% 2.47%
2018 35.23% 2.81%
2017 32.42% -0.38%
2016 32.80% 6.46%
2015 26.34% 2.84%
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% -3.94%
2007 15.44% 0.89%
2006 14.55% 0.89%
2005 13.66% 2.26%
2004 11.40% 0.30%
2003 11.10% 0.17%
2002 10.93% 0.93%
2001 10.00% 0.94%
2000 9.06% 1.06%
1999 8.00% -0.04%
1998 8.04% 0.78%
1997 7.26% -2.14%
1996 9.40% 3.69%
1995 5.71% 0.77%
1994 4.94% 0.77%
1993 4.17% -2.63%
1992 6.80% -2.63%