North Korea Electricity Access 2009-2021

Access to electricity is the percentage of population with access to electricity. Electrification data are collected from industry, national surveys and international sources.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2019 was 49.37%, a 2.27% increase from 2018.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2018 was 47.10%, a 2.27% increase from 2017.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2017 was 44.84%, a 2.26% increase from 2016.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2016 was 42.57%, a 2.26% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Population
Tajikistan 99.64%
Afghanistan 97.70%
Nepal 89.90%
Syrian Arab Republic 89.32%
Comoros 84.05%
Yemen 72.75%
Senegal 70.40%
Gambia 59.92%
Togo 52.44%
Eritrea 50.39%
North Korea 49.37%
Ethiopia 48.27%
Mali 48.02%
Haiti 45.37%
Guinea 42.42%
Uganda 41.30%
Zimbabwe 41.09%
Benin 40.32%
Rwanda 37.78%
Tanzania 37.70%
Somalia 36.03%
Guinea-Bissau 31.04%
Mozambique 29.62%
Liberia 27.65%
Madagascar 26.91%
Sierra Leone 22.70%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 19.10%
Niger 18.77%
Burkina Faso 18.38%
Central African Republic 14.30%
Malawi 11.20%
Burundi 11.06%
Chad 8.40%
South Sudan 6.72%
North Korea Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2019 49.37% 2.27%
2018 47.10% 2.27%
2017 44.84% 2.26%
2016 42.57% 2.26%
2015 40.32% 2.24%
2014 38.07% 2.23%
2013 35.84% 2.21%
2012 33.64% 2.18%
2011 31.45% 2.16%
2010 29.30% 3.30%
2009 26.00% 3.30%