Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2020 was 100.00%, a 0.91% increase from 2019.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2019 was 99.09%, a 1.29% increase from 2018.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2018 was 97.80%, a 4.2% increase from 2017.
  • Lao PDR electricity access for 2017 was 93.60%, a 3.05% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Georgia 100.00%
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Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Morocco 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 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%
Lao PDR Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 100.00% 0.91%
2019 99.09% 1.29%
2018 97.80% 4.20%
2017 93.60% 3.05%
2016 90.55% 0.85%
2015 89.70% 6.57%
2014 83.13% 3.56%
2013 79.58% 3.21%
2012 76.37% 6.37%
2011 70.00% -0.15%
2010 70.15% 2.79%
2009 67.36% 1.36%
2008 66.00% 11.04%
2007 54.96% -2.08%
2006 57.04% -0.16%
2005 57.20% 3.66%
2004 53.54% 5.54%
2003 48.00% 1.70%
2002 46.30% 1.03%
2001 45.27% 2.77%
2000 42.50% 2.81%
1999 39.68% 2.81%
1998 36.88% 2.81%
1997 34.06% 2.82%
1996 31.25% 6.25%
1995 25.00% -0.61%
1994 25.61% -5.39%
1993 31.00% -5.39%