Zambia Electricity Access 1990-2022

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 2020 was 44.52%, a 1.52% increase from 2019.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2019 was 43.00%, a 2.68% increase from 2018.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2018 was 40.32%, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2017 was 40.30%, a 4.87% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.98%
India 99.00%
Mongolia 98.10%
Bolivia 97.55%
Indonesia 96.95%
Philippines 96.84%
Bangladesh 96.20%
Timor-Leste 96.12%
Cabo Verde 94.16%
Honduras 93.21%
Kiribati 91.96%
Nicaragua 88.91%
Cambodia 86.40%
Ghana 85.87%
Micronesia 82.93%
Eswatini 79.73%
Sao Tome and Principe 76.56%
Pakistan 75.38%
Solomon Islands 73.35%
Kenya 71.44%
Myanmar 70.40%
Vanuatu 67.33%
Cameroon 64.72%
Djibouti 61.77%
Papua New Guinea 60.40%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 55.39%
Republic of Congo 49.52%
Lesotho 47.35%
Mauritania 47.35%
Angola 46.89%
Zambia 44.52%
Zambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 44.52% 1.52%
2019 43.00% 2.68%
2018 40.32% 0.02%
2017 40.30% 4.87%
2016 35.43% 4.33%
2015 31.10% 3.20%
2014 27.90% -1.99%
2013 29.89% 0.87%
2012 29.01% 0.85%
2011 28.16% 6.16%
2010 22.00% -4.50%
2009 26.50% 0.81%
2008 25.70% 7.20%
2007 18.50% -5.61%
2006 24.11% 0.79%
2005 23.32% 3.02%
2004 20.30% 1.80%
2003 18.50% 1.10%
2002 17.40% -2.77%
2001 20.17% 3.47%
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%