South Korea: Oil consumption

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 South Korea

Oil consumption, thousand barrels per day

 Latest value 2,348.00
 Year 2014
 Measure thousand barrels per day
 Data availability 1980 - 2014
 Average 1,629.69
 Min - Max 534.00 - 2,348.00
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1980 to 2014. The average value for South Korea during that period was 1629.69 thousand barrels per day with a minimum of 534 thousand barrels per day in 1982 and a maximum of 2348 thousand barrels per day in 2014. The latest value from 2014 is 2348 thousand barrels per day. For comparison, the world average in 2014 based on 210 countries is 444.70 thousand barrels per day. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
South Korea - Oil consumption - Recent values chart

Historical chart
South Korea - Oil consumption - historical chart - 1980-2014




Definition: Oil consumption (Total petroleum consumption) includes internal consumption, refinery fuel and loss, and bunkering. Also included, where available, is direct combustion of crude oil.

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