Central African Republic Electricity Access 1995-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2019 was 14.30%, a 0.35% decline from 2018.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2018 was 14.65%, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2017 was 14.17%, a 0.67% increase from 2016.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2016 was 13.50%, a 0.75% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.64%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.32%
Comoros 84.05%
Yemen 72.75%
Senegal 70.40%
Gambia 59.92%
Togo 52.44%
Eritrea 50.39%
North Korea 49.37%
Ethiopia 48.27%
Mali 48.02%
Haiti 45.37%
Guinea 42.42%
Uganda 41.30%
Zimbabwe 41.09%
Benin 40.32%
Rwanda 37.78%
Tanzania 37.70%
Somalia 36.03%
Guinea-Bissau 31.04%
Mozambique 29.62%
Liberia 27.65%
Madagascar 26.91%
Sierra Leone 22.70%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19.10%
Niger 18.77%
Burkina Faso 18.38%
Central African Republic 14.30%
Malawi 11.20%
Burundi 11.06%
Chad 8.40%
South Sudan 6.72%
Central African Republic Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 14.30% -0.35%
2018 14.65% 0.48%
2017 14.17% 0.67%
2016 13.50% 0.75%
2015 12.75% 0.69%
2014 12.05% 0.60%
2013 11.46% 0.56%
2012 10.89% 0.58%
2011 10.31% 0.51%
2010 9.80% 0.54%
2009 9.26% 1.78%
2008 7.48% -0.93%
2007 8.41% 0.60%
2006 7.81% 0.24%
2005 7.56% 0.43%
2004 7.13% 0.44%
2003 6.68% 0.46%
2002 6.23% 0.47%
2001 5.76% -0.24%
2000 6.00% 1.10%
1999 4.90% 0.60%
1998 4.30% 0.61%
1997 3.69% 0.60%
1996 3.09% 0.09%
1995 3.00% 0.09%