South Korea: Share of clean energy

(measure: percent; source: The World Bank)

South Korea: Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use

: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1971 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 10.95 percent with a minumum of 0.44 percent in 1977 and a maximum of 18.36 percent in 2005. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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We show the alternative and nuclear energy use as percent of the total energy use in South Korea. It consists of noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated and includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power.

Definition: Clean energy is noncarbohydrate energy that does not produce carbon dioxide when generated. It includes hydropower and nuclear, geothermal, and solar power, among others.