Central African Republic Electricity Access 1995-2022

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 2020 was 15.47%, a 1.17% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2019 was 14.30%, a 0.54% decline from 2018.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2018 was 14.84%, a 0.54% increase from 2017.
  • Central African Republic electricity access for 2017 was 14.30%, a 0.77% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tajikistan 99.78%
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Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.14%
Comoros 86.74%
Yemen 73.76%
Senegal 70.37%
Gambia 62.27%
Togo 54.00%
Zimbabwe 52.75%
North Korea 52.31%
Eritrea 52.17%
Ethiopia 51.09%
Mali 50.56%
Somalia 49.73%
Haiti 46.93%
Rwanda 46.60%
Guinea 44.67%
Uganda 42.07%
Benin 41.41%
Tanzania 39.90%
Madagascar 33.74%
Guinea-Bissau 33.34%
Mozambique 30.60%
Liberia 27.53%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Niger 19.25%
Democratic Republic of Congo 19.10%
Burkina Faso 18.96%
Central African Republic 15.47%
Malawi 14.87%
Burundi 11.74%
Chad 11.08%
South Sudan 7.24%
Central African Republic Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 15.47% 1.17%
2019 14.30% -0.54%
2018 14.84% 0.54%
2017 14.30% 0.77%
2016 13.53% 0.81%
2015 12.73% 0.67%
2014 12.06% 0.59%
2013 11.47% 0.60%
2012 10.87% 0.62%
2011 10.25% 0.45%
2010 9.80% 0.55%
2009 9.25% 1.77%
2008 7.48% -0.87%
2007 8.35% 0.55%
2006 7.81% 0.33%
2005 7.48% 0.43%
2004 7.05% 0.43%
2003 6.61% 0.44%
2002 6.18% 0.44%
2001 5.74% -0.26%
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%