Sierra Leone Electricity Access 2000-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2020 was 26.20%, a 3.5% increase from 2019.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2019 was 22.70%, a 3.4% decline from 2018.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2018 was 26.10%, a 2.7% increase from 2017.
  • Sierra Leone electricity access for 2017 was 23.40%, a 3.1% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
Sierra Leone Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 26.20% 3.50%
2019 22.70% -3.40%
2018 26.10% 2.70%
2017 23.40% 3.10%
2016 20.30% 0.77%
2015 19.53% 0.87%
2014 18.67% 5.17%
2013 13.50% -3.48%
2012 16.98% 2.78%
2011 14.20% 2.74%
2010 11.46% -3.12%
2009 14.58% 2.48%
2008 12.10% -0.95%
2007 13.05% 0.75%
2006 12.30% 0.96%
2005 11.33% -5.47%
2004 16.80% 6.74%
2003 10.06% 0.75%
2002 9.31% 0.75%
2001 8.55% 0.76%
2000 7.79% 0.76%