North Korea Electricity Access 2009-2024

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 2021 was 52.63%, a 2.11% increase from 2020.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2020 was 50.52%, a 2.11% increase from 2019.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2019 was 48.41%, a 2.11% increase from 2018.
  • North Korea electricity access for 2018 was 46.30%, a 2.11% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Comoros 87.94%
Yemen 74.88%
Senegal 67.98%
Gambia 63.70%
Togo 55.74%
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North Korea 52.63%
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North Korea Electricity Access - Historical Data
Year % of Population Annual Change
2021 52.63% 2.11%
2020 50.52% 2.11%
2019 48.41% 2.11%
2018 46.30% 2.11%
2017 44.19% 2.12%
2016 42.07% 2.12%
2015 39.95% 2.12%
2014 37.83% 2.13%
2013 35.70% 2.13%
2012 33.57% 2.13%
2011 31.43% 2.13%
2010 29.30% 3.30%
2009 26.00% 3.30%