Botswana Electricity Access 1991-2024

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2021 was 73.73%, a 1.9% increase from 2020.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2020 was 71.83%, a 1.73% increase from 2019.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2019 was 70.10%, a 1.84% increase from 2018.
  • Botswana electricity access for 2018 was 68.25%, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Costa Rica 100.00%
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China 100.00%
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Mexico 100.00%
Tonga 100.00%
Iran 100.00%
Maldives 100.00%
Nauru 100.00%
Turkmenistan 100.00%
St. Lucia 100.00%
Thailand 100.00%
Colombia 100.00%
Venezuela 99.99%
Jordan 99.90%
Bulgaria 99.80%
Montenegro 99.80%
Algeria 99.79%
Marshall Islands 99.75%
Tuvalu 99.68%
Mauritius 99.60%
Brazil 99.46%
Suriname 98.82%
Samoa 98.30%
Dominican Republic 98.10%
Guatemala 97.87%
Belize 97.69%
Peru 95.60%
Grenada 93.74%
Guyana 92.90%
Fiji 92.10%
Gabon 91.81%
South Africa 89.30%
Botswana 73.73%
Libya 70.21%
Equatorial Guinea 66.79%
Namibia 55.23%
Botswana Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 73.73% 1.90%
2020 71.83% 1.73%
2019 70.10% 1.84%
2018 68.25% 0.85%
2017 67.40% 3.20%
2016 64.20% 2.07%
2015 62.13% 2.11%
2014 60.02% 2.05%
2013 57.97% 2.01%
2012 55.97% 2.73%
2011 53.24% 1.21%
2010 52.03% 8.67%
2009 43.36% -1.14%
2008 44.50% 2.58%
2007 41.92% 2.24%
2006 39.68% 2.22%
2005 37.46% 2.20%
2004 35.26% 2.19%
2003 33.07% 6.07%
2002 27.00% 2.20%
2001 24.80% -1.72%
2000 26.52% 1.46%
1999 25.05% 2.23%
1998 22.83% 2.23%
1997 20.60% 2.23%
1996 18.36% 2.24%
1995 16.13% 2.24%
1994 13.88% 2.24%
1993 11.64% 2.24%
1992 9.40% -0.70%
1991 10.10% -0.70%