(measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1980 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 248.81 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 32.06 billion kilowatthours in 1980 and a maximum of 511.76 billion kilowatthours in 2017.
The latest value from 2017 is 511.76 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.