Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) rose to 5.92% in Dem. People's Republic of Korea in 2015

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) (%)
Energy & Utility | Dem. People's Republic of Korea | December 26, 2018
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Electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total reached 5.92 % in 2015 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 80.6 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 6.27 % in 1972 and an all time low of 0.131 % in 1993. When compared to Dem. People's Republic of Korea's main peers, electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total in China amounted to 0.166 %, 10.1 % in Japan, 6.41 % in South Korea and 0.468 % in Vietnam in 2015.

Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 53rd within the group of 131 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from oil sources as a percentage of total, 18 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

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

Electricity Production from Oil Sources (As % of Total) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia % 89.7% 59.8% 32.6% 10.7% 5.19% ... ...
China % 0.258% 0.219% 0.184% 0.168% 0.166%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % 3.20% 2.87% 3.12% 3.28% 5.92% ... ...
India % 2.25% 2.04% 1.96% 1.77% 1.66%
Japan % 10.6% 12.7% 10.2% 8.54% 7.52%
Laos % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia % 2.60% 2.62% 0.822% 1.01% 0.947%
South Korea % 3.20% 3.99% 3.98% 3.19% 2.28%
Thailand % 1.32% 1.45% 0.984% 0.997% 0.570%
USA % 0.914% 0.774% 0.860% 0.923% 0.904%
Vietnam % 1.68% 0.316% 0.339% 0.367% 0.486%