Electricity production by source - Korea



Korea : Electricity Sector Statistics
TopicValue
Electricity production from coal sources (% of total)42.1708225462143
Electricity production from oil sources (% of total)4.12276119967904
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources (% of total)0.694539068295711
Electricity production from nuclear sources (% of total)29.3131443884271
Electricity production from natural gas sources (% of total)22.928494648075
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel (% of total)0.571149566244266
Value & RankThe Electricity production from coal sources of Korea is 42.2 (% of total) with a global rank of 22.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from coal sources of Korea is similar to that of Montenegro, Czech Republic, Morocco, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Romania, United Kingdom, United States, Ukraine with a respective Electricity production from coal sources of 54.7, 53.8, 47.0, 46.9, 44.4, 40.7, 40.0, 39.9, 38.3, 38.2 (% of total) and a global rank of 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27.10 years growthKorea's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 3.94 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from coal sources of 41.3 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from coal sources had a positive growth of 21.6% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from coal sources had a negative growth (decline) of 8.80% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from coal sources of Korea
Value & RankThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Korea is 0.69 (% of total) with a global rank of 106.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Korea is similar to that of United Kingdom, Poland, Algeria, Benin, South Africa, Hungary, Cuba, Belgium, Jordan, Estonia with a respective Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 1.45, 1.26, 0.98, 0.93, 0.79, 0.62, 0.56, 0.48, 0.38, 0.35 (% of total) and a global rank of 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 107, 108, 109, 110, 111.10 years declineKorea's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 30.0 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of 0.90 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a negative growth (decline) of 27.8% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from hydroelectric sources had a positive growth of 11.5% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from hydroelectric sources of Korea
Value & RankThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Korea is 22.9 (% of total) with a global rank of 57.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from natural gas sources of Korea is similar to that of Belgium, Dominican Republic, Spain, Croatia, Ghana, Portugal, Georgia, Myanmar, Israel, Greece with a respective Electricity production from natural gas sources of 26.6, 25.1, 25.0, 24.5, 24.3, 22.9, 22.5, 21.7, 20.9, 20.8 (% of total) and a global rank of 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62.10 years growthKorea's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 80.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from natural gas sources of 17.7 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a negative growth (decline) of 13.9% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from natural gas sources had a positive growth of 47.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from natural gas sources of Korea
Value & RankThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Korea is 29.3 (% of total) with a global rank of 14.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from nuclear sources of Korea is similar to that of Slovenia, Czech Republic, Armenia, Finland, Bulgaria, Spain, United Kingdom, Romania, United States, Russia with a respective Electricity production from nuclear sources of 35.6, 34.9, 34.3, 32.7, 32.6, 20.9, 19.5, 18.9, 18.7, 16.4 (% of total) and a global rank of 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19.10 years declineKorea's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 18.8 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from nuclear sources of 34.0 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 11.5% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from nuclear sources had a negative growth (decline) of 10.4% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from nuclear sources of Korea
Value & RankThe Electricity production from oil sources of Korea is 4.12 (% of total) with a global rank of 60.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from oil sources of Korea is similar to that of Lithuania, Philippines, Mongolia, Vietnam, Bangladesh, Brazil, North Korea, Russia, Slovak Republic, United Arab Emirates with a respective Electricity production from oil sources of 4.92, 4.91, 4.90, 4.79, 4.77, 2.78, 2.68, 2.60, 1.93, 1.70 (% of total) and a global rank of 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65.10 years declineKorea's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 57.3 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from oil sources of 5.75 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Korea during the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 22.2% during the Great RecessionKorea since the end of the Great RecessionKorea's Electricity production from oil sources had a negative growth (decline) of 6.00% since the end of the Great Recession
Electricity production from oil sources of Korea
Value & RankThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Korea is 0.57 (% of total) with a global rank of 74.
Korea compared to other CountriesThe Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Korea is similar to that of Malaysia, Zimbabwe, Tunisia, Benin, Eritrea, Gabon, Malta, Israel, Ethiopia, Belarus with a respective Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 1.03, 0.76, 0.68, 0.65, 0.59, 0.51, 0.50, 0.40, 0.37, 0.34 (% of total) and a global rank of 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79.10 years growthKorea's Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel had a positive growth of 500 (%) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Last 10 years averageKorea had an average Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of 0.28 (% of total) in the last 10 years from (2002 to 2012).
Electricity production from renewable sources, excluding hydroel of Korea
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Datasource: Workbank - World Development Indicators