Lesotho: Access to electricity

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 Lesotho

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 50.38
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 22.37
 Min - Max 1.3 - 50.38
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Lesotho from 2000 to 2021. The average value for Lesotho during that period was 22.37 percent with a minimum of 1.3 percent in 2001 and a maximum of 50.38 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 50.38 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 86.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Lesotho - Access to electricity - recent values

Historical chart
Lesotho - Access to electricity - historical chart - 2000-2021




Definition: Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.


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 Gasoline prices 0.70 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.73 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 9.58 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 32.29 2021 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 4.45 2007 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 2,312 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 1.03 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 4,014 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 198.65 2007 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Natural resources income 4.32 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.00 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 50.38 2021 percent
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