Countries with the lowest access to electricity 2017

This statistic shows the countries with the lowest access to electricity in 2017 based on access rate. As of that time, about 12.7 percent of the population in Malawi had access to electricity.

Share of population with the lowest access to electricity in 2016, by select country

Access rate
Burundi9.3%
Chad10.9%
Malawi12.7%
Dem. Republic of the Congo19.1%
Niger20%
Liberia21.5%
Uganda22%
Sierra Leone23.4%
Madagascar24.1%
South Sudan25.4%
Burkina Faso25.5%
Guinea-Bissau26%
Mozambique27.4%
Central African Republic30%
Tanzania32.8%
Somalia32.9%
Lesotho33.7%
Rwanda34.1%
Guinea35.4%
Zambia40.3%
Global average88.8%
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Sources

Release date

May 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

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