Burkina Faso Electricity Access 1993-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2020 was 18.96%, a 0.58% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2019 was 18.37%, a 3.97% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2018 was 14.40%, a 2.81% decline from 2017.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2017 was 17.21%, a 0.57% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Burkina Faso 18.96%
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Burkina Faso Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 18.96% 0.58%
2019 18.37% 3.97%
2018 14.40% -2.81%
2017 17.21% 0.57%
2016 16.64% 0.56%
2015 16.08% -3.12%
2014 19.20% 3.79%
2013 15.41% 0.29%
2012 15.12% 0.31%
2011 14.81% 1.71%
2010 13.10% 0.47%
2009 12.63% 0.06%
2008 12.57% 0.44%
2007 12.12% 0.44%
2006 11.69% 0.43%
2005 11.25% 0.43%
2004 10.82% -0.58%
2003 11.40% 1.44%
2002 9.96% 0.44%
2001 9.52% 0.45%
2000 9.08% 2.18%
1999 6.90% -1.21%
1998 8.11% 0.49%
1997 7.62% 0.49%
1996 7.12% 0.50%
1995 6.63% 0.50%
1994 6.13% 0.03%
1993 6.10% 0.03%