Access to Electricity (As % of Population) rose to 77.8% in Comoros in 2016

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) (%)
Energy & Utility | Comoros | February 01, 2019
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Access to electricity as a share of population reached 77.8 % in 2016 in Comoros, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.27 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, access to electricity as a share of population in Comoros reached an all time high of 77.8 % in 2016 and an all time low of 15.3 % in 1990. When compared to Comoros's main peers, access to electricity as a share of population in Kenya amounted to 56.0 %, 22.9 % in Madagascar, 24.2 % in Mozambique and 32.8 % in Tanzania in 2016.

Comoros has been ranked 131st within the group of 180 countries we follow in terms of access to electricity as a share of population, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Access to electricity is the percentage of the population with access to electricity.

Access to Electricity (As % of Population) Unit 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Comoros % 63.1% 65.6% 69.3% 70.5% 72.9%
Ethiopia % 25.0% 23.0% 28.4% 30.0% 27.2%
Kenya % 19.2% 29.0% 30.3% 31.6% 36.0%
Madagascar % 16.9% 14.3% 17.7% 12.9% 18.6%
Malawi % 8.70% 7.60% 7.40% 9.00% 11.9%
Mozambique % 17.3% 20.2% 19.5% 20.7% 21.9%
Somalia % 20.4% 21.9% 23.5% 25.1% 26.7%
South Africa % 82.9% 84.7% 85.3% 85.4% 86.0%
Swaziland % 45.6% 51.8% 54.6% 57.4% 65.0%
Tanzania % 14.8% 14.2% 15.3% 16.4% 18.9%
Uganda % 14.8% 14.6% 16.2% 13.9% 20.4%
Zambia % 22.0% 24.3% 24.9% 25.5% 27.9%