12 Sub-Saharan African Countries With The Best Access To Electricity

Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Many of us take access to electricity for granted, but only two out of every five people in Africa have decent access to energy to power lights and other electrical appliances throughout the day.

Around 625 million people in Sub-Saharan Africa have no access to electricity, according to the International Energy Agency.

North Africa is not considered within this discussion, as countries such as Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt and Tunisia have 100 percent energy access across the board, but for parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, this is not the case.

We take a look at 12 Sub-Saharan African countries with the best access to electricity.

Sources: Politico, ENCA, CNN, AfricaEnergyOutlook.