(measure: billion kilowatthours; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Electricity consumption, billion kilowatthours, 1980 - 2019:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1980 to 2019. The average value for South Korea during that period was 262.91 billion kilowatthours with a minimum of 32.06 billion kilowatthours in 1980 and a maximum of 534.62 billion kilowatthours in 2018.
The latest value from 2019 is 527.04 billion kilowatthours. For comparison, the world average in 2019 based on 58
countries is 216.84 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.