Congo (DRC) Country Profile – Infrastructure

Last update on: 13 September 2020

From Cia Factbook (Page last updated on October 06, 2020)

Electricity access:

  • population without electricity: 69 million (2017)
  • electrification – total population: 17.1% (2016)
  • electrification – urban areas: 47.2% (2016)
  • electrification – rural areas: 0.4% (2016)

Electricity – production: 9.046 billion kWh (2016 est.)

Electricity – consumption: 7.43 billion kWh (2016 est.)

Crude oil – proved reserves: 180 million bbl (1 January 2018 est.)

Natural gas – proved reserves: 991.1 million cu m (1 January 2018 est.)

Airports: 198 (2013)

Airports – with paved runways:

  • total: 26 (2017)
  • over 3,047 m: 3 (2017)
  • 2,438 to 3,047 m: 3 (2017)
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 17 (2017)
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 2 (2017)
  • under 914 m: 1 (2017)

Airports – with unpaved runways:

  • total: 172 (2013)
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 20 (2013)
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 87 (2013)
  • under 914 m: 65 (2013)

Heliports: 1 (2013)

Pipelines: 62 km gas, 77 km oil, 756 km refined products (2013)

Railways:

total: 4,007 km (2014)

narrow gauge: 3,882 km 1.067-m gauge (858 km electrified) (2014) / 125 1.000-m gauge

Roadways:

  • total: 152,373 km (2015)
  • paved: 3,047 km (2015)
  • unpaved: 149,326 km (2015)
  • urban: 7,400 km (2015)
  • non-urban: 144,973 km

Waterways: 15,000 km (including the Congo River, its tributaries, and unconnected lakes) (2011)

Ports and terminals:

  • major seaport(s): Banana
  • river or lake port(s): Boma, Bumba, Kinshasa, Kisangani, Matadi, Mbandaka (Congo), Kindu (Lualaba) Bukavu, Goma (Lake Kivu) Kalemie (Lake Tanganyika)

Other sources about Congo (DRC) Infrastructure:

https://www.pwc.com/gx/en/transportation-logistics/publications/africa-infrastructure-investment/assets/drc.pdf

https://dlca.logcluster.org/display/public/DLCA/2+Democratic+Republic+of+Congo+Logistics+Infrastructure

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228304326_The_Democratic_Republic_of_Congo%27s_Infrastructure_A_Continental_Perspective

https://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/economies/Africa/Congo-Democratic-Republic-of-The-INFRASTRUCTURE-POWER-AND-COMMUNICATIONS.html



These products are the results of academic research and intended for general information and awareness only. They include the best information publicly available at the time of publication. Routine efforts are made to update the materials; however, readers are encouraged to check the specific mission sites at https://monusco.unmissions.org/en or https://peacekeeping.un.org/en/mission/monusco.

This entry was posted in POET Content. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *