Zambia Electricity Access 1990-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2019 was 43.00%, a 3.18% increase from 2018.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2018 was 39.82%, a 0.48% decline from 2017.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2017 was 40.30%, a 5.13% increase from 2016.
  • Zambia electricity access for 2016 was 35.17%, a 4.07% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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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%
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%
Zambia Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 43.00% 3.18%
2018 39.82% -0.48%
2017 40.30% 5.13%
2016 35.17% 4.07%
2015 31.10% 3.20%
2014 27.90% -0.19%
2013 28.09% 0.75%
2012 27.34% 0.72%
2011 26.62% 4.62%
2010 22.00% -3.25%
2009 25.25% 0.66%
2008 24.59% 6.09%
2007 18.50% -4.79%
2006 23.29% 0.65%
2005 22.64% 2.34%
2004 20.30% 1.80%
2003 18.50% 1.10%
2002 17.40% -2.54%
2001 19.94% 3.24%
2000 16.70% -1.84%
1999 18.54% -0.46%
1998 19.00% 1.91%
1997 17.09% -0.21%
1996 17.30% 1.65%
1995 15.65% 0.72%
1994 14.93% 0.71%
1993 14.22% -4.98%
1992 19.20% 6.41%
1991 12.79% -1.11%
1990 13.90% -1.11%