Gambia 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.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2020 was 62.27%, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2019 was 62.10%, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2018 was 60.30%, a 4.1% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia electricity access for 2017 was 56.20%, a 0.13% decline 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%
Gambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 62.27% 0.17%
2019 62.10% 1.80%
2018 60.30% 4.10%
2017 56.20% -0.13%
2016 56.33% 1.77%
2015 54.56% 1.63%
2014 52.93% 1.43%
2013 51.50% 1.67%
2012 49.83% 1.58%
2011 48.25% 1.59%
2010 46.66% 3.62%
2009 43.04% 1.66%
2008 41.38% 1.65%
2007 39.72% 1.65%
2006 38.08% 7.62%
2005 30.46% -4.34%
2004 34.80% 7.00%
2003 27.80% -3.72%
2002 31.52% 1.65%
2001 29.87% -4.43%
2000 34.30% 7.73%
1999 26.57% 1.66%
1998 24.92% 1.66%
1997 23.26% 1.67%
1996 21.59% 1.67%
1995 19.92% 1.67%
1994 18.25% 0.55%
1993 17.70% 0.55%