Ghana 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.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2019 was 83.50%, a 3.1% increase from 2018.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2018 was 80.40%, a 1.4% increase from 2017.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2017 was 79.00%, a 0.3% decline from 2016.
  • Ghana electricity access for 2016 was 79.30%, a 5.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Tunisia 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Kosovo 100.00%
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Kiribati 100.00%
Kyrgyz Republic 99.88%
Morocco 99.60%
Vietnam 99.40%
Mongolia 99.13%
Indonesia 98.85%
India 97.82%
Bolivia 96.30%
Philippines 95.63%
Cabo Verde 95.53%
Timor-Leste 94.72%
Cambodia 93.00%
Honduras 92.78%
Bangladesh 92.20%
Nicaragua 88.21%
Ghana 83.50%
Micronesia 82.12%
Eswatini 77.17%
Sao Tome and Principe 75.18%
Pakistan 73.91%
Solomon Islands 70.26%
Kenya 69.70%
Myanmar 68.36%
Vanuatu 64.67%
Papua New Guinea 63.46%
Cameroon 63.45%
Djibouti 61.28%
Nigeria 55.40%
Sudan 53.83%
Congo, Rep. 48.33%
Mauritania 45.81%
Angola 45.67%
Lesotho 44.64%
Zambia 43.00%
Ghana Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 83.50% 3.10%
2018 80.40% 1.40%
2017 79.00% -0.30%
2016 79.30% 5.13%
2015 74.17% -4.13%
2014 78.30% 7.60%
2013 70.70% 14.19%
2012 56.51% -7.55%
2011 64.06% -0.14%
2010 64.20% 3.21%
2009 60.99% 0.49%
2008 60.50% 3.52%
2007 56.98% 1.88%
2006 55.09% 13.84%
2005 41.25% -9.71%
2004 50.96% 2.66%
2003 48.30% 1.40%
2002 46.90% 2.04%
2001 44.85% 1.15%
2000 43.70% 1.20%
1999 42.50% -0.10%
1998 42.60% 4.24%
1997 38.36% 2.07%
1996 36.28% 2.07%
1995 34.21% 2.07%
1994 32.15% 1.55%
1993 30.60% 1.55%