Zimbabwe Electricity Access 1992-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2021 was 48.98%, a 3.77% decline from 2020.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2020 was 52.75%, a 6.07% increase from 2019.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2019 was 46.68%, a 1.28% increase from 2018.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2018 was 45.40%, a 1.42% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.57%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 88.82%
Comoros 87.94%
Yemen 74.88%
Senegal 67.98%
Gambia 63.70%
Togo 55.74%
Ethiopia 54.19%
Mali 53.38%
North Korea 52.63%
Eritrea 52.51%
Somalia 49.32%
Zimbabwe 48.98%
Rwanda 48.70%
Haiti 47.18%
Guinea 46.81%
Uganda 45.22%
Tanzania 42.74%
Benin 41.97%
Guinea-Bissau 35.76%
Madagascar 35.12%
Mozambique 31.49%
Liberia 29.85%
Sierra Leone 27.49%
Democratic Republic of Congo 20.77%
Burkina Faso 18.95%
Niger 18.60%
Central African Republic 15.68%
Malawi 14.19%
Chad 11.27%
Burundi 10.23%
South Sudan 7.75%
Zimbabwe Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 48.98% -3.77%
2020 52.75% 6.07%
2019 46.68% 1.28%
2018 45.40% 1.42%
2017 43.98% 1.51%
2016 42.47% 8.77%
2015 33.70% 1.40%
2014 32.30% -8.34%
2013 40.64% -3.36%
2012 44.00% 7.10%
2011 36.90% -1.99%
2010 38.89% -4.48%
2009 43.37% 5.63%
2008 37.74% 0.56%
2007 37.18% -0.02%
2006 37.20% 1.08%
2005 36.12% 0.50%
2004 35.62% 0.49%
2003 35.14% 0.93%
2002 34.20% 0.03%
2001 34.17% 0.49%
2000 33.68% -4.72%
1999 38.40% 5.30%
1998 33.10% 0.38%
1997 32.72% 0.39%
1996 32.34% 0.39%
1995 31.95% 3.85%
1994 28.10% -3.06%
1993 31.16% 2.96%
1992 28.20% 2.96%