China: Coal consumption

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 China

Coal consumption, thousand short tons

 Latest value 5311746
 Year 2022
 Measure thousand short tons
 Data availability 1980 - 2022
 Average 2429375.7
 Min - Max 678819.44 - 5311746
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1980 to 2022. The average value for China during that period was 2429375.7 thousand short tons with a minimum of 678819.44 thousand short tons in 1980 and a maximum of 5311746 thousand short tons in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 5311746 thousand short tons. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 192 countries is 50117.23 thousand short tons. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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China - Coal consumption - recent values

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China - Coal consumption - historical chart - 1980-2022




Definition: Coal consumption includes anthracite, subanthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, brown coal, and oil shale. It also includes net imports of metallurgical coke.


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