Tanzania 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.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2020 was 39.90%, a 2.24% increase from 2019.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2019 was 37.66%, a 2.61% increase from 2018.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2018 was 35.05%, a 2.8% increase from 2017.
  • Tanzania electricity access for 2017 was 32.25%, a 0.55% decline 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%
Tanzania Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 39.90% 2.24%
2019 37.66% 2.61%
2018 35.05% 2.80%
2017 32.25% -0.55%
2016 32.80% 6.63%
2015 26.17% 2.67%
2014 23.50% 7.10%
2013 16.40% 1.10%
2012 15.30% 1.10%
2011 14.20% -0.60%
2010 14.80% 3.60%
2009 11.20% -0.30%
2008 11.50% -3.95%
2007 15.45% 0.93%
2006 14.52% 0.93%
2005 13.59% 2.19%
2004 11.40% 0.30%
2003 11.10% 0.30%
2002 10.80% 0.94%
2001 9.86% 0.94%
2000 8.92% 0.92%
1999 8.00% 0.84%
1998 7.16% 0.96%
1997 6.20% -3.20%
1996 9.40% 5.13%
1995 4.27% 0.97%
1994 3.30% 0.97%
1993 2.33% -4.47%
1992 6.80% -4.47%