North Korea Fossil Fuel Consumption 1971-2021

Fossil fuel comprises coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas products.
  • North Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2014 was 62.05%, a 2.11% increase from 2013.
  • North Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2013 was 59.94%, a 4.9% decline from 2012.
  • North Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2012 was 64.84%, a 1.28% increase from 2011.
  • North Korea fossil fuel consumption for 2011 was 63.56%, a 2.95% decline from 2010.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name % of Total Energy Use
Syrian Arab Republic 97.79%
South Sudan 72.22%
North Korea 62.05%
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Tajikistan 45.98%
Benin 36.72%
Niger 24.06%
Eritrea 23.13%
Haiti 22.02%
Togo 17.80%
Nepal 15.48%
Tanzania 14.38%
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North Korea Fossil Fuel Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Total Energy Use Annual Change
2014 62.05% 2.11%
2013 59.94% -4.90%
2012 64.84% 1.28%
2011 63.56% -2.95%
2010 66.51% -1.22%
2009 67.73% -21.01%
2008 88.73% 0.75%
2007 87.99% -2.10%
2006 90.09% 0.27%
2005 89.82% 0.11%
2004 89.70% -0.14%
2003 89.84% -0.29%
2002 90.12% -0.44%
2001 90.57% 0.11%
2000 90.45% 0.69%
1999 89.77% 0.63%
1998 89.14% -0.54%
1997 89.68% 0.51%
1996 89.17% -0.69%
1995 89.86% -0.77%
1994 90.63% -1.01%
1993 91.65% -0.43%
1992 92.07% -0.81%
1991 92.89% -0.20%
1990 93.09% -0.45%
1989 93.54% -0.05%
1988 93.60% -0.26%
1987 93.86% -0.40%
1986 94.26% -0.25%
1985 94.51% -0.08%
1984 94.58% 0.06%
1983 94.53% 0.12%
1982 94.41% 0.17%
1981 94.24% 0.07%
1980 94.16% 0.27%
1979 93.90% 0.30%
1978 93.60% 0.34%
1977 93.26% 0.22%
1976 93.04% 0.28%
1975 92.77% 0.10%
1974 92.67% 0.14%
1973 92.53% -0.02%
1972 92.55% 0.12%
1971 92.43% 0.12%