USA: Coal consumption
(measure: thousand short tons; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
USA: Coal consumption, thousand short tons: For that indicator, The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 940475.98 thousand short tons with a minumum of 702729.75 thousand short tons in 1980 and a maximum of 1127998.13 thousand short tons in 2007. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Coal consumption includes anthracite, subanthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, brown coal, and oil shale. It also includes net imports of metallurgical coke.