Central African Republic Electricity Access 1995-2024

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 2021 was 15.68%, a 0.27% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2020 was 15.41%, a 1.11% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2019 was 14.30%, a 0.34% decline from 2018.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2018 was 14.64%, a 0.57% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

MLA Citation:
Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.57%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 88.82%
Comoros 87.94%
Yemen 74.88%
Senegal 67.98%
Gambia 63.70%
Togo 55.74%
Ethiopia 54.19%
Mali 53.38%
North Korea 52.63%
Eritrea 52.51%
Somalia 49.32%
Zimbabwe 48.98%
Rwanda 48.70%
Haiti 47.18%
Guinea 46.81%
Uganda 45.22%
Tanzania 42.74%
Benin 41.97%
Guinea-Bissau 35.76%
Madagascar 35.12%
Mozambique 31.49%
Liberia 29.85%
Sierra Leone 27.49%
Democratic Republic of Congo 20.77%
Burkina Faso 18.95%
Niger 18.60%
Central African Republic 15.68%
Malawi 14.19%
Chad 11.27%
Burundi 10.23%
South Sudan 7.75%
Central African Republic Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 15.68% 0.27%
2020 15.41% 1.11%
2019 14.30% -0.34%
2018 14.64% 0.57%
2017 14.07% 0.67%
2016 13.40% 0.69%
2015 12.71% 0.68%
2014 12.04% 0.53%
2013 11.50% 0.53%
2012 10.97% 0.53%
2011 10.44% 0.64%
2010 9.80% 0.41%
2009 9.39% 1.91%
2008 7.48% -0.90%
2007 8.38% 0.57%
2006 7.81% 0.37%
2005 7.43% 0.44%
2004 6.99% 0.43%
2003 6.56% 0.42%
2002 6.13% 0.43%
2001 5.71% -0.29%
2000 6.00% 1.19%
1999 4.81% 0.49%
1998 4.32% 0.49%
1997 3.83% 0.50%
1996 3.33% 0.33%
1995 3.00% 0.33%