Burkina Faso Electricity Access 1993-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2021 was 18.95%, a 0.48% increase from 2020.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2020 was 18.47%, a 0.87% increase from 2019.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2019 was 17.60%, a 3.2% increase from 2018.
  • Burkina Faso electricity access for 2018 was 14.40%, a 2.61% decline from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Burkina Faso 18.95%
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Burkina Faso Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 18.95% 0.48%
2020 18.47% 0.87%
2019 17.60% 3.20%
2018 14.40% -2.61%
2017 17.01% 0.45%
2016 16.57% 0.41%
2015 16.15% -3.05%
2014 19.20% 3.81%
2013 15.39% 0.32%
2012 15.07% 0.29%
2011 14.78% 1.68%
2010 13.10% 0.47%
2009 12.63% 0.11%
2008 12.52% 0.48%
2007 12.05% 0.46%
2006 11.59% 0.44%
2005 11.15% 0.42%
2004 10.73% -0.67%
2003 11.40% 1.48%
2002 9.92% 0.40%
2001 9.51% 0.41%
2000 9.10% 2.20%
1999 6.90% -1.21%
1998 8.11% 0.49%
1997 7.62% 0.49%
1996 7.12% 0.50%
1995 6.63% 0.50%
1994 6.13% 0.03%
1993 6.10% 0.03%