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N. Korea's power consumption per capita at 1970s levels
SEOUL, Aug. 6 (Yonhap) -- Power consumption in North Korea remains at 1970s levels, data showed Monday, an indicator of economic hardships in one of the world's most impoverished nations.

The North's per capita electricity consumption amounted to 819 kilowatt hours in 2008, below the yearly average of 919 in 1971, according to the data compiled by the South's Statistics Korea.





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