Afghanistan 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.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2020 was 97.70%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2019 was 97.70%, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2018 was 96.62%, a 1.08% decline from 2017.
  • Afghanistan electricity access for 2017 was 97.70%, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Afghanistan Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 97.70% 0.00%
2019 97.70% 1.08%
2018 96.62% -1.08%
2017 97.70% 0.00%
2016 97.70% 26.20%
2015 71.50% -18.00%
2014 89.50% 21.21%
2013 68.29% -0.81%
2012 69.10% 25.88%
2011 43.22% 0.52%
2010 42.70% -4.04%
2009 46.74% 4.34%
2008 42.40% 6.35%
2007 36.05% 5.33%
2006 30.72% 5.33%
2005 25.39% 5.33%
2004 20.07% 5.33%
2003 14.74% 5.33%
2002 9.41% 5.33%
2001 4.07% 2.46%
2000 1.61% 2.46%