🇰🇵 Electricity Generation of Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)

The electricity generated in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) has declined since the start of the millennium. In 2021, electricity generation in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) reach 14.45 TWh. Whereof 83.04% of the generated electricity in the country that year came from Hydro. A renewable resource with little damage on the environment.

  • In 2021, the electricity generation in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) increased by -4.37%
  • In total, Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) generated 14.45 Terrawatt hours of electricity in 2021.
  • Electricity generation in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) grew with -0.66 TWh in 2021, compared to previous year.
  • Since 2000, production of electricity has increased by -22.93% in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)
  • In 2021, Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) produced 0.051948761624209% of the world's total energy generation.

Total Electricity Generation of Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) (2000-2021)

Between the year 2000 and 2021, Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)'s electricity generation has increased from 18.75 TWh to 14.45 TWh, a -22.93% increase in produced Terawatt hours during a 21 year time period.

Year TWh YoY absolute change YoY change
2000 18.75 % %
2001 19.51 0.76% 4.05%
2002 19.12 -0.39% -2.0%
2003 20.32 1.2% 6.28%
2004 21.29 0.97% 4.77%
2005 22.19 0.9% 4.23%
2006 21.72 -0.47% -2.12%
2007 20.9 -0.82% -3.78%
2008 22.52 1.62% 7.75%
2009 20.49 -2.03% -9.01%
2010 21.04 0.55% 2.68%
2011 18.73 -2.31% -10.98%
2012 18.75 0.02% 0.11%
2013 17.93 -0.82% -4.37%
2014 17.49 -0.44% -2.45%
2015 13.42 -4.07% -23.27%
2016 16.56 3.14% 23.4%
2017 14.61 -1.95% -11.78%
2018 15.14 0.53% 3.63%
2019 13.43 -1.71% -11.29%
2020 15.11 1.68% 12.51%
2021 14.45 -0.66% -4.37%

Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of)'s Electricity Generation by Fuel Source in 2021

In 2021, Hydro was the largest generator of electrical energy in Korea (the Democratic People's Republic of) with 83.04% of the total electricity produced.

Fuel Source Proportion
Hydro 83.04%
Coal 16.82%
Solar 0.14%
Bioenergy 0.0%
Gas 0.0%
Nuclear 0.0%
Other Fossil 0.0%
Other Renewables 0.0%
Wind 0.0%

Data Information

Data found on this page is a derivative of Ember-Climate Yearly electricity data.

Data Sources

Ember-Climate

Ember-Climate Yearly Electricity Data

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