Malawi Electricity Access 1992-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Malawi electricity access for 2020 was 14.87%, a 3.67% increase from 2019.
  • Malawi electricity access for 2019 was 11.20%, a 6.82% decline from 2018.
  • Malawi electricity access for 2018 was 18.02%, a 5.32% increase from 2017.
  • Malawi electricity access for 2017 was 12.70%, a 1.7% increase 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%
Malawi Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 14.87% 3.67%
2019 11.20% -6.82%
2018 18.02% 5.32%
2017 12.70% 1.70%
2016 11.00% 0.20%
2015 10.80% -1.10%
2014 11.90% 2.90%
2013 9.00% 1.60%
2012 7.40% -0.20%
2011 7.60% -1.10%
2010 8.70% 0.41%
2009 8.29% 0.41%
2008 7.88% 0.40%
2007 7.48% 3.82%
2006 3.65% -3.04%
2005 6.70% -0.20%
2004 6.90% 0.70%
2003 6.20% 0.67%
2002 5.53% 0.39%
2001 5.14% 0.34%
2000 4.80% 0.53%
1999 4.27% 0.44%
1998 3.83% 0.45%
1997 3.38% 0.45%
1996 2.93% 0.46%
1995 2.47% 0.46%
1994 2.01% 0.46%
1993 1.55% -1.65%
1992 3.20% -1.65%