North Korea: Fossil fuels electricity generation

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 North Korea

Fossil fuels electricity generation, billion kilowatthours

 Latest value 2.43
 Year 2021
 Measure billion kilowatthours
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 10.37
 Min - Max 2.29 - 20.45
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1980 to 2021. The average value for North Korea during that period was 10.37 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 2.29 billion kilowatthours in 2020 and a maximum of 20.45 billion kilowatthours in 1989. The latest value from 2021 is 2.43 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 189 countries is 88.99 billion kilowatthours. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
North Korea - Fossil fuels electricity generation - Recent values chart

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North Korea - Fossil fuels electricity generation - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: Billion kilowatthours of electricity generated from fossil fuels including oil, coal, and natural gas.


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