Congo, Dem. Rep. Electricity Access 2000-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. electricity access for 2019 was 19.10%, a 0.35% increase from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. electricity access for 2018 was 18.75%, a 0.75% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. electricity access for 2017 was 18.01%, a 0.8% increase from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. electricity access for 2016 was 17.20%, a 0.77% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Senegal 70.40%
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Togo 52.44%
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Haiti 45.37%
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Uganda 41.30%
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Benin 40.32%
Rwanda 37.78%
Tanzania 37.70%
Somalia 36.03%
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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%
Congo, Dem. Rep. Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 19.10% 0.35%
2018 18.75% 0.75%
2017 18.01% 0.80%
2016 17.20% 0.77%
2015 16.44% 2.94%
2014 13.50% -1.45%
2013 14.95% -0.45%
2012 15.40% 1.86%
2011 13.54% 0.67%
2010 12.87% 0.64%
2009 12.22% 0.63%
2008 11.60% -3.60%
2007 15.20% 4.84%
2006 10.36% 4.36%
2005 6.00% -3.11%
2004 9.11% 0.64%
2003 8.47% 0.65%
2002 7.82% 0.66%
2001 7.16% 0.46%
2000 6.70% 0.46%