Democratic Republic of Congo Electricity Access 2000-2022

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo electricity access for 2020 was 19.10%, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo electricity access for 2019 was 19.10%, a 0.53% increase from 2018.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo electricity access for 2018 was 18.57%, a 0.65% increase from 2017.
  • Democratic Republic of Congo electricity access for 2017 was 17.92%, a 0.87% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Democratic Republic of Congo Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 19.10% 0.00%
2019 19.10% 0.53%
2018 18.57% 0.65%
2017 17.92% 0.87%
2016 17.04% 0.89%
2015 16.15% 2.65%
2014 13.50% -1.23%
2013 14.73% -0.67%
2012 15.40% 2.01%
2011 13.39% 0.64%
2010 12.74% 0.63%
2009 12.12% 0.62%
2008 11.50% -3.70%
2007 15.20% 4.91%
2006 10.29% 4.29%
2005 6.00% -3.11%
2004 9.11% 0.59%
2003 8.51% 0.60%
2002 7.92% 0.60%
2001 7.31% 0.61%
2000 6.70% 0.61%