South Korea: Share of clean energy

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 South Korea

Alternative and nuclear energy, percent of total energy use

 Latest value 3.36
 Reference 2019
 Measure percent
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 1.35 percent with a minimum of 0.44 percent in 1994 and a maximum of 3.36 percent in 2019. The latest value from 2019 is 3.36 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 194 countries is 30.61 percent. 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: Renewable energy consumption is the share of renewables energy in total final energy consumption.
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