Korea South Energy - 2021


SOURCE: 2021 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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Electricity access

electrification - total population: 100% (2020)

Electricity - production

526 billion kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 10

Electricity - consumption

507.6 billion kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 9

Electricity - exports

0 kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 155

Electricity - imports

0 kWh (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 166

Electricity - installed generating capacity

111.2 million kW (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 11

Electricity - from fossil fuels

70% of total installed capacity (2016 est.)

country comparison to the world: 109

Electricity - from nuclear fuels

21% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 7

Electricity - from hydroelectric plants

2% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 139

Electricity - from other renewable sources

8% of total installed capacity (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 85

Crude oil - production

0 bbl/day (2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 157

Crude oil - exports

0 bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 148

Crude oil - imports

3.057 million bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 5

Crude oil - proved reserves

NA (1 January 2017 est.)

Refined petroleum products - production

3.302 million bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 6

Refined petroleum products - consumption

2.584 million bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 8

Refined petroleum products - exports

1.396 million bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 6

Refined petroleum products - imports

908,800 bbl/day (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 6

Natural gas - production

339.8 million cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 76

Natural gas - consumption

45.28 billion cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 18

Natural gas - exports

0 cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 131

Natural gas - imports

48.65 billion cu m (2017 est.)

country comparison to the world: 9

Natural gas - proved reserves

7.079 billion cu m (1 January 2018 est.)

country comparison to the world: 82

Carbon dioxide emissions from consumption of energy

778.4 million Mt (2017 est.)

NOTE: The information regarding Korea South on this page is re-published from the 2021 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and other sources. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Korea South 2021 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Korea South 2021 should be addressed to the CIA or the source cited on each page.

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