Ethiopia Electricity Access 2000-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2020 was 51.09%, a 3.03% increase from 2019.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2019 was 48.06%, a 3.12% increase from 2018.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2018 was 44.94%, a 0.64% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia electricity access for 2017 was 44.30%, a 1.4% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.78%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.14%
Comoros 86.74%
Yemen 73.76%
Senegal 70.37%
Gambia 62.27%
Togo 54.00%
Zimbabwe 52.75%
North Korea 52.31%
Eritrea 52.17%
Ethiopia 51.09%
Mali 50.56%
Somalia 49.73%
Haiti 46.93%
Rwanda 46.60%
Guinea 44.67%
Uganda 42.07%
Benin 41.41%
Tanzania 39.90%
Madagascar 33.74%
Guinea-Bissau 33.34%
Mozambique 30.60%
Liberia 27.53%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Niger 19.25%
Democratic Republic of Congo 19.10%
Burkina Faso 18.96%
Central African Republic 15.47%
Malawi 14.87%
Burundi 11.74%
Chad 11.08%
South Sudan 7.24%
Ethiopia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 51.09% 3.03%
2019 48.06% 3.12%
2018 44.94% 0.64%
2017 44.30% 1.40%
2016 42.90% 13.90%
2015 29.00% 1.80%
2014 27.20% -3.47%
2013 30.67% 1.77%
2012 28.90% 5.90%
2011 23.00% -2.41%
2010 25.41% 1.72%
2009 23.69% 1.71%
2008 21.98% 1.70%
2007 20.29% 1.69%
2006 18.60% 4.60%
2005 14.00% -1.23%
2004 15.23% 1.68%
2003 13.54% 1.69%
2002 11.85% 1.69%
2001 10.16% -2.54%
2000 12.70% -2.54%