South Korea: Access to electricity

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 South Korea

Access to electricity, percent of the population

 Latest value 100.00
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 99.99
 Min - Max 99.88 - 100.00
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 99.99 percent with a minimum of 99.88 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 100 percent in 1995. The latest value from 2021 is 100 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 86.41 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Korea - Access to electricity - Recent values chart

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South Korea - Access to electricity - historical chart - 1990-2021

Definition: Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.

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 Diesel prices 1.05 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 5,413.35 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 3.63 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 139.42 2015 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 8,260.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 569,682 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 10.99 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 659,330 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 7.00 2015 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports 81.45 2015 percent
 Natural resources income 0.05 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 0.03 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 0.01 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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