South Korea Fossil Fuel Consumption 1971-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • South Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2015 was 81.03%, a 1.37% decline from 2014.
  • South Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 82.40%, a 1.77% decline from 2013.
  • South Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 84.16%, a 0.94% increase from 2012.
  • South Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 83.22%, a 0.48% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Energy Use
Israel 97.38%
Netherlands 93.46%
Japan 93.03%
Poland 90.29%
Australia 89.63%
Ireland 85.34%
Greece 82.57%
United States 82.43%
South Korea 81.03%
Luxembourg 80.56%
United Kingdom 80.35%
Italy 79.95%
Germany 78.86%
Czech Republic 77.73%
Portugal 77.02%
Belgium 75.87%
Chile 74.65%
Canada 74.09%
Spain 72.96%
Hungary 69.55%
Austria 65.66%
Denmark 64.93%
Slovak Republic 64.09%
Slovenia 61.11%
New Zealand 59.75%
Norway 56.95%
Switzerland 50.17%
France 46.49%
Finland 40.21%
Sweden 25.12%
Estonia 13.06%
Iceland 11.29%
South Korea Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2015 81.03% -1.37%
2014 82.40% -1.77%
2013 84.16% 0.94%
2012 83.22% 0.48%
2011 82.75% -0.12%
2010 82.87% 1.21%
2009 81.66% 0.49%
2008 81.17% -0.65%
2007 81.82% 1.27%
2006 80.55% -0.06%
2005 80.61% -1.87%
2004 82.49% 0.27%
2003 82.22% -1.21%
2002 83.43% -0.32%
2001 83.75% -0.22%
2000 83.97% 0.37%
1999 83.59% -0.56%
1998 84.15% -3.41%
1997 87.56% 0.50%
1996 87.07% -0.01%
1995 87.08% -0.65%
1994 87.74% 0.81%
1993 86.92% 1.10%
1992 85.83% 1.49%
1991 84.34% 0.56%
1990 83.78% -0.06%
1989 83.84% -1.62%
1988 85.47% 1.75%
1987 83.72% -3.60%
1986 87.31% -3.88%
1985 91.19% -2.35%
1984 93.54% -0.95%
1983 94.49% -2.82%
1982 97.32% -0.25%
1981 97.56% 0.17%
1980 97.39% -0.05%
1979 97.44% -0.36%
1978 97.80% -1.76%
1977 99.56% 0.13%
1976 99.43% 0.03%
1975 99.41% 0.11%
1974 99.30% -0.19%
1973 99.49% 0.12%
1972 99.36% 0.03%
1971 99.33% 0.03%