(measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
North Korea: Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1980 to 2017. The average value for North Korea during that period was 20.8 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 11.25 billion kilowatthours in 2015 and a maximum of 32.89 billion kilowatthours in 1990.
The latest value from 2017 is 13.66 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2017 based on 190
countries is 117.31 billion kilowatthours.
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Definition: Total Electricity Net Consumption = total net electricity generation + electricity imports - electricity exports – electricity transmission and distribution losses.
Net consumption excludes the energy consumed by the generating units.