Uganda Electricity Access 1991-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2019 was 41.30%, a 1.4% decline from 2018.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2018 was 42.70%, a 9.98% increase from 2017.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2017 was 32.72%, a 6.02% increase from 2016.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2016 was 26.70%, a 8.2% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Uganda Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 41.30% -1.40%
2018 42.70% 9.98%
2017 32.72% 6.02%
2016 26.70% 8.20%
2015 18.50% -1.90%
2014 20.40% 6.50%
2013 13.90% -6.47%
2012 20.37% 5.77%
2011 14.60% 2.50%
2010 12.10% 2.10%
2009 10.00% -5.97%
2008 15.97% 1.06%
2007 14.91% 5.91%
2006 9.00% 0.10%
2005 8.90% -2.81%
2004 11.71% 1.08%
2003 10.63% 2.83%
2002 7.80% -0.80%
2001 8.60% 1.28%
2000 7.32% 0.54%
1999 6.78% 0.97%
1998 5.81% 0.97%
1997 4.84% 0.97%
1996 3.87% -2.93%
1995 6.80% 4.85%
1994 1.95% 0.96%
1993 0.99% 0.96%
1992 0.04% -5.56%
1991 5.60% -5.56%