Zambia Electricity Access 1990-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2021 was 46.69%, a 2.08% increase from 2020.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2020 was 44.60%, a 1.6% increase from 2019.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2019 was 43.00%, a 2.77% increase from 2018.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2018 was 40.23%, a 0.07% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Zambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 46.69% 2.08%
2020 44.60% 1.60%
2019 43.00% 2.77%
2018 40.23% -0.07%
2017 40.30% 4.92%
2016 35.38% 4.28%
2015 31.10% 3.20%
2014 27.90% -2.15%
2013 30.05% 0.87%
2012 29.19% 0.87%
2011 28.32% 6.32%
2010 22.00% -4.59%
2009 26.59% 0.85%
2008 25.74% 7.24%
2007 18.50% -5.58%
2006 24.08% 0.80%
2005 23.28% 2.98%
2004 20.30% 1.80%
2003 18.50% 1.10%
2002 17.40% -2.81%
2001 20.21% 3.51%
2000 16.70% -1.84%
1999 18.54% -0.46%
1998 19.00% 1.89%
1997 17.11% -0.19%
1996 17.30% 1.63%
1995 15.67% 0.73%
1994 14.94% 0.73%
1993 14.21% -4.99%
1992 19.20% 6.45%
1991 12.75% -1.15%
1990 13.90% -1.15%