Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita rose 12.0% to 5,343 kWh in South Korea in 2017

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | South Korea | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from coal sources per capita reached 5,343 kWh in 2017 in South Korea, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 12 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from coal sources per capita in South Korea reached an all time high of 5,343 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 21.8 kWh in 1974. When compared to South Korea's main peers, electricity production from coal sources per capita in China amounted to 3,127 kWh, 2,742 kWh in Japan and 797 kWh in Vietnam in 2017.

South Korea has been ranked 3rd within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources per capita, 9 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.

Electricity Production from Coal Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia kWh 2.33 ... ... ... ... ... ...
China kWh 2,704 2,735 2,955 2,942 2,913
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kWh 319 ... ... ... ... ... ...
India kWh 575 638 680 755 792
Japan kWh 2,214 2,605 2,836 2,796 2,754
Laos kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia kWh 1,152 1,185 1,139 1,122 1,127
South Korea kWh 4,674 4,669 4,669 4,416 4,578
Thailand kWh 477 519 530 563 518
USA kWh 5,964 5,180 5,377 5,345 4,553
Vietnam kWh 227 236 271 388 572