Uganda Electricity Access 1991-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2020 was 42.07%, a 0.77% increase from 2019.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2019 was 41.30%, a 0.62% decline from 2018.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2018 was 41.92%, a 9.4% increase from 2017.
  • Uganda electricity access for 2017 was 32.52%, a 5.82% 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%
Uganda Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 42.07% 0.77%
2019 41.30% -0.62%
2018 41.92% 9.40%
2017 32.52% 5.82%
2016 26.70% 8.20%
2015 18.50% -1.90%
2014 20.40% 6.50%
2013 13.90% -6.42%
2012 20.32% 5.72%
2011 14.60% 2.50%
2010 12.10% 2.10%
2009 10.00% -5.89%
2008 15.89% 1.08%
2007 14.82% 5.82%
2006 9.00% 0.10%
2005 8.90% -2.73%
2004 11.63% 1.06%
2003 10.56% 2.76%
2002 7.80% -0.80%
2001 8.60% 1.25%
2000 7.35% 1.15%
1999 6.20% 1.12%
1998 5.07% 1.13%
1997 3.94% 1.13%
1996 2.81% -3.99%
1995 6.80% 6.27%
1994 0.53% -5.07%
1991 5.60% -5.07%