Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2020 was 88.91%, a 0.85% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2019 was 88.06%, a 0.94% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2018 was 87.12%, a 1.13% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua electricity access for 2017 was 85.99%, a 1.35% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
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Mongolia 98.10%
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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%
Nicaragua Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 88.91% 0.85%
2019 88.06% 0.94%
2018 87.12% 1.13%
2017 85.99% 1.35%
2016 84.64% 1.39%
2015 83.25% 1.40%
2014 81.85% 1.03%
2013 80.82% 1.18%
2012 79.64% 0.91%
2011 78.73% 0.58%
2010 78.15% 0.23%
2009 77.92% 0.88%
2008 77.04% 0.54%
2007 76.50% 0.53%
2006 75.97% 2.15%
2005 73.82% -1.09%
2004 74.91% 0.53%
2003 74.39% 0.53%
2002 73.86% 1.64%
2001 72.22% -0.56%
2000 72.78% 0.58%
1999 72.20% 3.15%
1998 69.05% -1.99%
1997 71.03% 0.59%
1996 70.44% 0.59%
1995 69.85% 0.60%
1994 69.25% -2.81%
1993 72.06% -2.81%