Electricity Production from Oil, Gas & Coal Sources Per Capita rose 5.44% to 8,033 kWh in South Korea in 2017

Electricity Production from Oil, Gas & Coal Sources Per Capita (kWh)
Energy & Utility | South Korea | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources per capita reached 8,033 kWh in 2017 in South Korea, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 5.44 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources per capita in South Korea reached an all time high of 8,033 kWh in 2017 and an all time low of 856 kWh in 1987. When compared to South Korea's main peers, electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources per capita in China amounted to 3,279 kWh, 6,395 kWh in Japan and 1,281 kWh in Vietnam in 2017.

South Korea has been ranked 4th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil, gas & coal sources per capita, 3 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Electricity Production from Oil, Gas & Coal Sources Per Capita Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
China kWh 2,792 2,824 3,047 3,046 3,040
Dem. People's Republic of Korea kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India kWh 679 724 742 815 851
Japan kWh 6,428 7,618 7,452 7,302 6,866
Laos kWh ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia kWh 4,982 5,067 4,928 4,979 4,963
South Korea kWh 7,231 7,544 7,828 7,437 7,380
Thailand kWh 2,125 2,332 2,338 2,390 2,456
USA kWh 9,532 9,420 9,263 9,224 9,094
Vietnam kWh 674 688 736 872 1,092