Benin 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.
  • Benin electricity access for 2020 was 41.41%, a 1.08% increase from 2019.
  • Benin electricity access for 2019 was 40.33%, a 1.08% increase from 2018.
  • Benin electricity access for 2018 was 39.25%, a 4.75% increase from 2017.
  • Benin electricity access for 2017 was 34.50%, a 2.6% decline 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%
Benin Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 41.41% 1.08%
2019 40.33% 1.08%
2018 39.25% 4.75%
2017 34.50% -2.60%
2016 37.10% 7.48%
2015 29.62% -4.48%
2014 34.10% -0.59%
2013 34.69% -3.71%
2012 38.40% 1.50%
2011 36.90% 2.70%
2010 34.20% 4.22%
2009 29.98% 0.95%
2008 29.02% 0.94%
2007 28.08% 0.18%
2006 27.90% 1.69%
2005 26.21% 0.93%
2004 25.28% 0.93%
2003 24.35% 0.93%
2002 23.42% 1.52%
2001 21.90% 0.37%
2000 21.53% 0.97%
1999 20.56% 0.98%
1998 19.58% 0.99%
1997 18.59% 4.09%
1996 14.50% 4.09%