North Korea Electricity Access 2009-2022

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 2020 was 52.31%, a 2.34% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2019 was 49.97%, a 2.34% increase from 2018.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2018 was 47.63%, a 2.34% increase from 2017.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2017 was 45.29%, a 2.33% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tajikistan 99.78%
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Syrian Arab Republic 89.14%
Comoros 86.74%
Yemen 73.76%
Senegal 70.37%
Gambia 62.27%
Togo 54.00%
Zimbabwe 52.75%
North Korea 52.31%
Eritrea 52.17%
Ethiopia 51.09%
Mali 50.56%
Somalia 49.73%
Haiti 46.93%
Rwanda 46.60%
Guinea 44.67%
Uganda 42.07%
Benin 41.41%
Tanzania 39.90%
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Guinea-Bissau 33.34%
Mozambique 30.60%
Liberia 27.53%
Sierra Leone 26.20%
Niger 19.25%
Democratic Republic of Congo 19.10%
Burkina Faso 18.96%
Central African Republic 15.47%
Malawi 14.87%
Burundi 11.74%
Chad 11.08%
South Sudan 7.24%
North Korea Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2020 52.31% 2.34%
2019 49.97% 2.34%
2018 47.63% 2.34%
2017 45.29% 2.33%
2016 42.96% 2.32%
2015 40.64% 2.31%
2014 38.33% 2.30%
2013 36.03% 2.28%
2012 33.75% 2.26%
2011 31.49% 2.24%
2010 29.25% 3.25%
2009 26.00% 3.25%