Namibia Electricity Access 1992-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Namibia electricity access for 2019 was 55.20%, a 1.23% increase from 2018.
  • Namibia electricity access for 2018 was 53.97%, a 1.47% increase from 2017.
  • Namibia electricity access for 2017 was 52.50%, a 2.8% increase from 2016.
  • Namibia electricity access for 2016 was 49.70%, a 1.9% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Dominica 100.00%
Malaysia 100.00%
Bosnia 100.00%
Lebanon 100.00%
Mauritius 100.00%
Venezuela 100.00%
Bulgaria 100.00%
Kazakhstan 100.00%
Montenegro 100.00%
Russia 100.00%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 100.00%
Azerbaijan 100.00%
Jordan 100.00%
North Macedonia 100.00%
Romania 100.00%
Tuvalu 100.00%
Armenia 100.00%
China 100.00%
Fiji 100.00%
Paraguay 100.00%
Turkey 100.00%
Albania 100.00%
Ecuador 100.00%
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%
Namibia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 55.20% 1.23%
2018 53.97% 1.47%
2017 52.50% 2.80%
2016 49.70% -1.90%
2015 51.60% 2.89%
2014 48.71% 1.31%
2013 47.40% 0.79%
2012 46.61% 4.31%
2011 42.30% -2.30%
2010 44.60% 0.50%
2009 44.10% 1.42%
2008 42.68% -1.02%
2007 43.70% 2.90%
2006 40.80% 0.94%
2005 39.86% 0.95%
2004 38.91% 0.96%
2003 37.94% 0.97%
2002 36.97% 0.98%
2001 35.99% -0.51%
2000 36.50% 2.48%
1999 34.02% 1.01%
1998 33.01% 1.02%
1997 31.99% 1.01%
1996 30.98% 1.01%
1995 29.97% 1.01%
1994 28.96% 1.96%
1993 27.00% 0.60%
1992 26.40% 0.60%