Ghana Electricity Access 1993-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2020 was 85.87%, a 2.37% increase from 2019.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2019 was 83.50%, a 3.1% increase from 2018.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2018 was 80.40%, a 1.4% increase from 2017.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2017 was 79.00%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Egypt 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%
Ghana Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 85.87% 2.37%
2019 83.50% 3.10%
2018 80.40% 1.40%
2017 79.00% -0.30%
2016 79.30% 5.22%
2015 74.08% -4.22%
2014 78.30% 7.60%
2013 70.70% 14.19%
2012 56.51% -7.55%
2011 64.06% -0.14%
2010 64.20% 3.21%
2009 60.99% 0.49%
2008 60.50% 3.57%
2007 56.93% 1.84%
2006 55.09% 13.84%
2005 41.25% -9.64%
2004 50.89% 2.59%
2003 48.30% 1.44%
2002 46.86% 2.02%
2001 44.84% 1.14%
2000 43.70% 2.96%
1999 40.74% -1.86%
1998 42.60% 6.00%
1997 36.60% 2.07%
1996 34.53% 2.08%
1995 32.45% 2.08%
1994 30.37% -0.23%
1993 30.60% -0.23%