Botswana 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.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2020 was 71.99%, a 2.04% increase from 2019.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2019 was 69.96%, a 1.73% increase from 2018.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2018 was 68.23%, a 0.83% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2017 was 67.40%, a 3.22% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Jamaica 100.00%
Paraguay 100.00%
Turkey 100.00%
Albania 100.00%
Iraq 100.00%
Tonga 100.00%
Brazil 100.00%
Iran 100.00%
Maldives 100.00%
Nauru 100.00%
Turkmenistan 100.00%
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Jordan 99.90%
Algeria 99.80%
Bulgaria 99.70%
Tuvalu 99.69%
Mauritius 99.66%
Mexico 99.40%
Peru 99.31%
Marshall Islands 99.16%
Ecuador 98.85%
Suriname 98.20%
Belize 97.11%
Guatemala 97.06%
Grenada 93.59%
Guyana 92.54%
Gabon 91.57%
South Africa 84.39%
Botswana 71.99%
Libya 69.71%
Equatorial Guinea 66.75%
Namibia 56.26%
Botswana Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 71.99% 2.04%
2019 69.96% 1.73%
2018 68.23% 0.83%
2017 67.40% 3.22%
2016 64.18% 2.05%
2015 62.13% 2.18%
2014 59.95% 1.96%
2013 57.99% 1.97%
2012 56.02% 2.78%
2011 53.24% 1.22%
2010 52.02% 8.66%
2009 43.36% -1.14%
2008 44.50% 2.55%
2007 41.95% 2.22%
2006 39.73% 2.22%
2005 37.51% 2.22%
2004 35.30% 2.22%
2003 33.08% 6.08%
2002 27.00% 2.20%
2001 24.80% -1.61%
2000 26.41% 1.36%
1999 25.05% 2.23%
1998 22.83% 2.23%
1997 20.60% 2.23%
1996 18.36% 2.24%
1995 16.13% 2.24%
1994 13.88% 2.24%
1993 11.64% 2.24%
1992 9.40% -0.70%
1991 10.10% -0.70%