Rwanda Electricity Access 1992-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2020 was 46.60%, a 6.23% increase from 2019.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2019 was 40.37%, a 3.4% increase from 2018.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2018 was 36.97%, a 2.87% increase from 2017.
  • Rwanda electricity access for 2017 was 34.10%, a 4.73% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.78%
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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%
Rwanda Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 46.60% 6.23%
2019 40.37% 3.40%
2018 36.97% 2.87%
2017 34.10% 4.73%
2016 29.37% 6.57%
2015 22.80% 3.00%
2014 19.80% 4.60%
2013 15.20% -2.30%
2012 17.50% 6.70%
2011 10.80% 1.10%
2010 9.70% -5.75%
2009 15.45% 9.45%
2008 6.00% -6.70%
2007 12.70% 1.36%
2006 11.35% 6.55%
2005 4.80% -3.84%
2004 8.64% 1.35%
2003 7.29% 1.36%
2002 5.93% 1.36%
2001 4.57% -1.63%
2000 6.20% 2.88%
1999 3.32% 1.14%
1998 2.17% 1.15%
1997 1.03% -1.27%
1992 2.30% -1.27%