Zimbabwe 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.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2020 was 52.75%, a 5.97% increase from 2019.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2019 was 46.78%, a 1.21% increase from 2018.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2018 was 45.57%, a 1.39% increase from 2017.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2017 was 44.18%, a 1.62% increase 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%
Zimbabwe Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 52.75% 5.97%
2019 46.78% 1.21%
2018 45.57% 1.39%
2017 44.18% 1.62%
2016 42.56% 8.86%
2015 33.70% 1.40%
2014 32.30% -8.20%
2013 40.50% -3.50%
2012 44.00% 7.10%
2011 36.90% -1.88%
2010 38.78% -4.59%
2009 43.37% 5.65%
2008 37.72% 0.52%
2007 37.20% 0.00%
2006 37.20% 1.01%
2005 36.19% 0.50%
2004 35.69% 0.50%
2003 35.19% 0.99%
2002 34.20% 0.03%
2001 34.17% 0.52%
2000 33.65% -4.75%
1999 38.40% 5.30%
1998 33.10% 0.38%
1997 32.72% 0.39%
1996 32.34% 0.39%
1995 31.95% 3.85%
1994 28.10% -3.06%
1993 31.16% 2.96%
1992 28.20% 2.96%