China: Coal reserves

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 China

Coal reserves, million short tons

 Latest value 157,847.49
 Year 2021
 Measure million short tons
 Data availability 2008 - 2021
 Average 142,524.98
 Min - Max 126,214.50 - 157,847.49
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 2008 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 142524.98 million short tons with a minimum of 126214.5 million short tons in 2008 and a maximum of 157847.49 million short tons in 2020. The latest value from 2021 is 157847.49 million short tons. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 190 countries is 6101.35 million short tons. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
China - Coal reserves - Recent values chart

Historical chart
China - Coal reserves - historical chart - 2008-2021




Definition: Proven reserves of coal in million short tons. A short ton equals exactly 2,000 pounds or 907.18 kilograms.

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