Sao Tome and Principe Electricity Access 2000-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2019 was 75.18%, a 4.18% increase from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2018 was 71.00%, a 3.27% decline from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2017 was 74.27%, a 4.84% increase from 2016.
  • Sao Tome and Principe electricity access for 2016 was 69.43%, a 2.16% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Sri Lanka 100.00%
Kosovo 100.00%
Bhutan 100.00%
Lao PDR 100.00%
El Salvador 100.00%
Georgia 100.00%
Kiribati 100.00%
Uzbekistan 100.00%
Egypt 100.00%
West Bank and Gaza 100.00%
Ukraine 100.00%
Moldova 100.00%
Tunisia 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%
Sao Tome and Principe Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 75.18% 4.18%
2018 71.00% -3.27%
2017 74.27% 4.84%
2016 69.43% 2.16%
2015 67.26% -1.34%
2014 68.60% 3.78%
2013 64.82% 6.92%
2012 57.90% -4.59%
2011 62.49% 1.12%
2010 61.36% 4.46%
2009 56.90% -2.27%
2008 59.17% 1.08%
2007 58.10% 1.07%
2006 57.02% 1.08%
2005 55.94% 1.09%
2004 54.86% 1.10%
2003 53.76% 1.11%
2002 52.65% 1.12%
2001 51.53% -1.37%
2000 52.90% -1.37%