Infrastructural data 50% open

Democratic Republic of the Congo

What data is expected?

A selection of infrastructural information, focussing on energy provision and water consumption.

  • Electricity consumption
  • Power stations and electric capacity
  • Electricity transmission networks (geographic position)
  • Power outages
  • Prices
  • Water consumption/per capita
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date No Statistical yearbook only available until 2014
In an open and machine-readable format
Digital data No
Print data Yes
location href=""">rel="nofollow"> - Statistical yearbook 2014
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps Google search and ODIN; original researcher talked to people who work in services under the ministry of infrastructure
characteristics Electricity consumption, Power stations and electric capacity, Prices, Water consumption/per capita Water production data (in m3) as well as number of abonnements per region (unclear if this is abonnements per household). Both information together can give indications about consumption of water by household, given that abonnements are counted on household level.
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Societé nationale de l’electricité, Institut national statistique, Regideso Societé nationale de l’electricité: Provides energy sales and export data for the statistical yearbook of the National Statistical Office (Institut national statistique, INS)” (see statistical yearbook 2014, page 333, Institut national statistique, INS Collects and publishes energy sales data from SNLE Regideso is a company contracted by the Ministry of Mining and Energy. The official website is currently under maintenance (see Little information can be found on Wikipedia:
Printed copies can be given on request. However, the data offered can't be reliable due to lack of proper equipment to measure electricity/water consumption with accuracy.

I reviewed the original submission and found some additional data provided by the Statistical Office.

Meta data

Data location - Statistical yearbook 2014
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Gaïus Kowene
Last modified   Mon Jun 04 2018 00:48:40 GMT+0000 (UTC)