South Sudan Electricity Access 2006-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2020 was 7.24%, a 0.53% increase from 2019.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2019 was 6.71%, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2018 was 6.17%, a 1.97% increase from 2017.
  • South Sudan electricity access for 2017 was 4.20%, a 0.92% decline from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Sudan 7.24%
South Sudan Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 7.24% 0.53%
2019 6.71% 0.53%
2018 6.17% 1.97%
2017 4.20% -0.92%
2016 5.12% 0.52%
2015 4.60% 0.50%
2014 4.10% 0.49%
2013 3.61% 0.47%
2012 3.14% 0.45%
2011 2.68% 1.18%
2010 1.50% -1.50%
2009 3.00% 1.57%
2008 1.43% 0.40%
2007 1.03% 0.39%
2006 0.64% 0.39%