Zimbabwe Electricity Access 1992-2021

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 2018 was 41.04%, a 0.56% increase from 2017.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2017 was 40.48%, a 0.56% increase from 2016.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2016 was 39.92%, a 6.22% increase from 2015.
  • Zimbabwe electricity access for 2015 was 33.70%, a 1.4% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.30%
Afghanistan 98.71%
Nepal 93.92%
Syrian Arab Republic 86.00%
Comoros 81.92%
Senegal 66.96%
Yemen 62.00%
Gambia 60.30%
Togo 51.35%
Mali 50.90%
Eritrea 49.62%
North Korea 48.49%
Haiti 45.28%
Ethiopia 44.98%
Guinea 44.00%
Uganda 42.65%
Benin 41.53%
Zimbabwe 41.04%
Tanzania 35.56%
Somalia 35.26%
Rwanda 34.72%
Central African Republic 32.42%
Mozambique 31.10%
Guinea-Bissau 28.66%
South Sudan 28.20%
Sierra Leone 26.10%
Liberia 25.92%
Madagascar 25.91%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 18.98%
Malawi 18.02%
Niger 17.60%
Burkina Faso 14.40%
Chad 11.76%
Burundi 11.02%
Zimbabwe Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2018 41.04% 0.56%
2017 40.48% 0.56%
2016 39.92% 6.22%
2015 33.70% 1.40%
2014 32.30% -6.04%
2013 38.34% -5.66%
2012 44.00% 7.10%
2011 36.90% -2.88%
2010 39.78% -3.59%
2009 43.37% 6.93%
2008 36.44% 0.28%
2007 36.15% -1.05%
2006 37.20% 1.61%
2005 35.59% 0.30%
2004 35.30% 0.32%
2003 34.97% 0.77%
2002 34.20% -0.06%
2001 34.26% 0.38%
2000 33.88% -4.52%
1999 38.40% 5.30%
1998 33.10% 0.39%
1997 32.71% 0.39%
1996 32.32% 0.39%
1995 31.93% 3.83%
1994 28.10% -3.05%
1993 31.15% 2.95%
1992 28.20% 2.95%