Nepal Electricity Access 1996-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2020 was 89.90%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2019 was 89.90%, a 4.02% decline from 2018.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2018 was 93.92%, a 6.02% increase from 2017.
  • Nepal electricity access for 2017 was 87.90%, a 2.8% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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%
Nepal Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 89.90% 0.00%
2019 89.90% -4.02%
2018 93.92% 6.02%
2017 87.90% -2.80%
2016 90.70% 8.18%
2015 82.52% -2.38%
2014 84.90% 7.43%
2013 77.47% 2.50%
2012 74.97% 7.71%
2011 67.26% -1.34%
2010 68.60% 8.81%
2009 59.79% 3.43%
2008 56.36% 3.42%
2007 52.94% 1.74%
2006 51.20% 5.08%
2005 46.12% 8.92%
2004 37.20% -2.10%
2003 39.30% 3.41%
2002 35.89% 11.29%
2001 24.60% -4.45%
2000 29.05% 3.72%
1999 25.33% 3.59%
1998 21.73% 3.60%
1997 18.13% 0.23%
1996 17.90% 0.23%