Papua New Guinea Electricity Access 1996-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2020 was 60.40%, a 0.74% increase from 2019.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2019 was 59.66%, a 3.94% increase from 2018.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2018 was 55.73%, a 1.33% increase from 2017.
  • Papua New Guinea electricity access for 2017 was 54.40%, a 5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Vietnam 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Morocco 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%
Papua New Guinea Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 60.40% 0.74%
2019 59.66% 3.94%
2018 55.73% 1.33%
2017 54.40% 5.00%
2016 49.40% 6.52%
2015 42.88% 2.83%
2014 40.05% 2.40%
2013 37.65% 2.38%
2012 35.28% 2.36%
2011 32.92% 13.42%
2010 19.50% 2.30%
2009 17.20% -8.74%
2008 25.94% 2.30%
2007 23.64% 11.24%
2006 12.40% -6.65%
2005 19.05% 2.29%
2004 16.76% 2.29%
2003 14.47% 2.29%
2002 12.18% 2.30%
2001 9.88% 2.31%
2000 7.58% 1.15%
1999 6.43% 2.13%
1998 4.30% 2.14%
1997 2.16% -8.84%
1996 11.00% -8.84%