Yemen 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.
  • Yemen electricity access for 2019 was 72.75%, a 10.75% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen electricity access for 2018 was 62.00%, a 17.2% decline from 2017.
  • Yemen electricity access for 2017 was 79.20%, a 10.28% increase from 2016.
  • Yemen electricity access for 2016 was 68.92%, a 1.52% 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%
Yemen Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 72.75% 10.75%
2018 62.00% -17.20%
2017 79.20% 10.28%
2016 68.92% 1.52%
2015 67.40% 1.30%
2014 66.10% -9.50%
2013 75.60% 23.19%
2012 52.41% -9.48%
2011 61.89% 1.21%
2010 60.67% 1.16%
2009 59.52% 1.14%
2008 58.38% 1.13%
2007 57.25% 1.45%
2006 55.80% 0.81%
2005 54.99% 5.40%
2004 49.59% -3.11%
2003 52.70% 1.16%
2002 51.53% 1.17%
2001 50.36% 1.18%
2000 49.18% 0.46%
1999 48.72% 1.27%
1998 47.44% 4.84%
1997 42.60% -2.30%
1996 44.90% 1.27%
1995 43.64% 1.26%
1994 42.37% 1.26%
1993 41.11% -2.99%
1992 44.10% -2.99%