Botswana Electricity Access 1991-2021

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 2019 was 70.18%, a 1.82% increase from 2018.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2018 was 68.36%, a 0.96% increase from 2017.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2017 was 67.40%, a 3.1% increase from 2016.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2016 was 64.30%, a 2.17% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Albania 100.00%
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Iraq 100.00%
Mexico 100.00%
Iran 100.00%
Maldives 100.00%
Nauru 100.00%
Thailand 99.90%
Turkmenistan 99.90%
Cuba 99.80%
Serbia 99.80%
Brazil 99.80%
Colombia 99.77%
Costa Rica 99.71%
St. Lucia 99.55%
Algeria 99.50%
Jamaica 99.38%
Samoa 99.20%
Tonga 98.40%
Peru 98.35%
Suriname 97.89%
Marshall Islands 97.44%
Guatemala 95.72%
Grenada 95.43%
Belize 92.72%
Guyana 92.02%
Gabon 90.69%
South Africa 85.00%
Botswana 70.18%
Libya 68.53%
Equatorial Guinea 66.59%
Namibia 55.20%
Botswana Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 70.18% 1.82%
2018 68.36% 0.96%
2017 67.40% 3.10%
2016 64.30% 2.17%
2015 62.13% 2.19%
2014 59.94% 2.05%
2013 57.89% 2.02%
2012 55.87% 2.63%
2011 53.24% 1.46%
2010 51.78% 8.42%
2009 43.36% -1.14%
2008 44.50% 1.94%
2007 42.56% 2.16%
2006 40.40% 2.16%
2005 38.24% 2.17%
2004 36.07% 2.18%
2003 33.88% 2.19%
2002 31.69% 6.89%
2001 24.80% -2.47%
2000 27.27% 2.07%
1999 25.20% 2.08%
1998 23.12% 2.08%
1997 21.03% 2.08%
1996 18.95% 2.08%
1995 16.87% 2.08%
1994 14.79% 2.07%
1993 12.72% 2.07%
1992 10.65% 0.55%
1991 10.10% 0.55%