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Coal consumption, thousand short tons, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 192 countries was 50117.23 thousand short tons. The highest value was in China: 5311746 thousand short tons and the lowest value was in Angola: 0 thousand short tons. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: thousand short tons; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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Countries Coal consumption, 2022 Global rank Available data
China 5311746 1 1980 - 2022
India 1273287.13 2 1980 - 2022
USA 515554.78 3 1980 - 2022
Russia 291356.78 4 1992 - 2022
Indonesia 221449.67 5 1980 - 2022
Japan 206881.3 6 1980 - 2022
Germany 195816.19 7 1991 - 2022
South Africa 192244.14 8 1980 - 2022
Poland 134175.34 9 1980 - 2022
South Korea 133767.08 10 1980 - 2022
Turkey 130489.73 11 1980 - 2022
Australia 116522.98 12 1980 - 2022
Kazakhstan 90674.41 13 1992 - 2022
Vietnam 90458.73 14 1980 - 2022
Taiwan 67338.46 15 1980 - 2022
Czechia 42144.4 16 1993 - 2022
Philippines 40828.42 17 1980 - 2022
Serbia 40823.79 18 2006 - 2022
Thailand 39693.17 19 1980 - 2022
Bulgaria 39568.98 20 1980 - 2022
Malaysia 37722.78 21 1980 - 2022
Pakistan 37385.57 22 1980 - 2022
Brazil 24290.57 23 1980 - 2022
North Korea 23866.11 24 1980 - 2022
Romania 20687.78 25 1980 - 2022
Mexico 18150.64 26 1980 - 2022
Bosnia & Herz. 15746.06 27 1992 - 2022
Canada 15680.27 28 1980 - 2022
Greece 15418.65 29 1980 - 2022
Laos 15091.73 30 1980 - 2022
Morocco 13028.79 31 1980 - 2022
Italy 12723.64 32 1980 - 2022
France 10277.21 33 1980 - 2022
Netherlands 9723.92 34 1980 - 2022
Chile 8987.56 35 1980 - 2022
Ukraine 8713.46 36 1992 - 2022
Colombia 8633.6 37 1980 - 2022
Bangladesh 8237.55 38 1980 - 2022
Uzbekistan 8152.57 39 1992 - 2022
Spain 7385.18 40 1980 - 2022
Israel 7138.18 41 1980 - 2022
Mongolia 6976.03 42 1980 - 2022
Hong Kong 6852.72 43 1980 - 2022
UK 6687.41 44 1980 - 2022
Hungary 6440.98 45 1980 - 2022
North Macedonia 6365.84 46 1992 - 2022
Zimbabwe 4785.13 47 1980 - 2022
Slovakia 4731.2 48 1993 - 2022
Kyrgyzstan 3695.32 49 1992 - 2022
Belgium 3545.8 50 1980 - 2022
Finland 3529.6 51 1980 - 2022
UA Emirates 3416.57 52 1980 - 2022
Nigeria 3354.33 53 1980 - 2022
Austria 3096.4 54 1980 - 2022
Egypt 3077.67 55 1980 - 2022
Slovenia 2783.62 56 1992 - 2022
Botswana 2525.92 57 1980 - 2022
Tajikistan 2465.87 58 1992 - 2022
Cambodia 2440.51 59 1980 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 2410.75 60 1980 - 2022
Sweden 2330.96 61 1980 - 2022
Argentina 2311.88 62 1980 - 2022
Sri Lanka 2295.86 63 1980 - 2022
New Zealand 2251.19 64 1980 - 2022
Denmark 1956.94 65 1980 - 2022
Iran 1893.51 66 1980 - 2022
Afghanistan 1701.4 67 1980 - 2022
Montenegro 1672.42 68 2006 - 2022
Burma 1601.3 69 1980 - 2022
Ireland 1456.98 70 1980 - 2022
Puerto Rico 1432.11 71 1980 - 2022
Guatemala 1427.67 72 1980 - 2022
Brunei 1326.08 73 1980 - 2022
Kenya 1287.5 74 1980 - 2022
Nepal 1184.98 75 1980 - 2022
N. Caledonia 1116.26 76 1980 - 2022
Panama 922.63 77 1980 - 2022
Zambia 906.84 78 1980 - 2022
Norway 901.04 79 1980 - 2022
Tanzania 884.05 80 1980 - 2022
Singapore 862.62 81 1980 - 2022
Belarus 843.07 82 1992 - 2022
Peru 784.36 83 1980 - 2022
Croatia 740.76 84 1992 - 2022
Ethiopia 727.25 85 1980 - 2022
Mauritius 639.34 86 1980 - 2022
Madagascar 563.28 87 1980 - 2022
Senegal 553.36 88 1980 - 2022
Jordan 527.9 89 1980 - 2022
Niger 503.48 90 1980 - 2022
Albania 428.43 91 1980 - 2022
Georgia 417.73 92 1992 - 2022
Lithuania 273.26 93 1992 - 2022
Bhutan 246.17 94 1980 - 2022
Lebanon 227.75 95 1980 - 2022
Honduras 209.44 96 1980 - 2022
Iceland 191.27 97 1980 - 2022
Yemen 181.88 98 1980 - 2022
Switzerland 160.14 99 1980 - 2022
Kuwait 147.4 100 1980 - 2022
Swaziland 137.18 101 1980 - 2022
Moldova 132.17 102 1992 - 2022
Saudi Arabia 131.55 103 1980 - 2022
Togo 99.74 104 1980 - 2022
Ghana 94.13 105 1980 - 2022
Venezuela 89.91 106 1980 - 2022
Jamaica 71.65 107 1980 - 2022
Luxembourg 67.38 108 1980 - 2022
Azerbaijan 65.31 109 1992 - 2022
Cyprus 58.1 110 1980 - 2022
Malawi 54.64 111 1980 - 2022
Benin 49.6 112 1980 - 2022
Syria 48.73 113 1980 - 2022
Rwanda 45.19 114 1980 - 2022
Namibia 34.97 115 1990 - 2022
Oman 34.4 116 1980 - 2022
Armenia 25.69 117 1992 - 2022
DR Congo 24.8 118 1980 - 2022
Latvia 21.9 119 1992 - 2022
Ecuador 21.52 120 1980 - 2022
Algeria 20.56 121 1980 - 2022
Uruguay 13.24 122 1980 - 2022
Mozambique 12.13 123 1980 - 2022
Bolivia 9.92 124 1980 - 2022
Estonia 3.31 125 1992 - 2022
Portugal 2.62 126 1980 - 2022
Cuba 1.1 127 1980 - 2022
Paraguay 0.89 128 1980 - 2022
Tunisia 0.75 129 1980 - 2022
Angola 0 130 1980 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 0 131 1980 - 2022
Aruba 0 132 1986 - 2022
Bahamas 0 133 1980 - 2022
Bahrain 0 134 1980 - 2022
Barbados 0 135 1980 - 2022
Belize 0 136 1980 - 2022
Bermuda 0 137 1980 - 2022
Burkina Faso 0 138 1980 - 2022
Burundi 0 139 1980 - 2022
Cameroon 0 140 1980 - 2022
Cape Verde 0 141 1980 - 2022
C.A. Republic 0 142 1980 - 2022
Chad 0 143 1980 - 2022
Comoros 0 144 1980 - 2022
Djibouti 0 145 1980 - 2022
Dominica 0 146 1980 - 2022
El Salvador 0 147 1980 - 2022
Eq. Guinea 0 148 1980 - 2022
Eritrea 0 149 1994 - 2022
Faroe Isl. 0 150 1980 - 2022
Fiji 0 151 1980 - 2022
Gabon 0 152 1980 - 2022
Gambia 0 153 1980 - 2022
Gibraltar 0 154 1980 - 2022
Grenada 0 155 1980 - 2022
Guinea 0 156 1980 - 2022
G.-Bissau 0 157 1980 - 2022
Guyana 0 158 1980 - 2022
Haiti 0 159 1980 - 2022
Iraq 0 160 1980 - 2022
Ivory Coast 0 161 1980 - 2022
Kiribati 0 162 1980 - 2022
Lesotho 0 163 1980 - 2022
Liberia 0 164 1980 - 2022
Libya 0 165 1980 - 2022
Macao 0 166 1980 - 2022
Maldives 0 167 1980 - 2022
Mali 0 168 1980 - 2022
Malta 0 169 1980 - 2022
Mauritania 0 170 1980 - 2022
Micronesia 0 171 1980 - 2022
Montserrat 0 172 1980 - 2022
Nicaragua 0 173 1980 - 2022
Papua N.G. 0 174 1980 - 2022
Qatar 0 175 1980 - 2022
R. of Congo 0 176 1980 - 2022
Saint Lucia 0 177 1980 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 0 178 1980 - 2022
Samoa 0 179 1980 - 2022
S.T.&Principe 0 180 1980 - 2022
Seychelles 0 181 1980 - 2022
Sierra Leone 0 182 1980 - 2022
Solomon Isl. 0 183 1980 - 2022
Somalia 0 184 1980 - 2022
Sudan 0 185 1980 - 2022
Suriname 0 186 1980 - 2022
Tonga 0 187 1980 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 0 188 1980 - 2022
Turkmenistan 0 189 1992 - 2022
Tuvalu 0 190 1980 - 2022
Uganda 0 191 1980 - 2022
Vanuatu 0 192 1980 - 2022



Definition: Coal consumption includes anthracite, subanthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, brown coal, and oil shale. It also includes net imports of metallurgical coke.
5311746.00
1273287.13
515554.78
291356.78
221449.67
206881.30
195816.19
192244.14
134175.34
133767.08
130489.73
116522.98
90674.41
90458.73
67338.46
42144.40
40828.42
40823.79
39693.17
39568.98
37722.78
37385.57
24290.57
23866.11
20687.78
18150.64
15746.06
15680.27
15418.65
15091.73
13028.79
12723.64
10277.21
9723.92
8987.56
8713.46
8633.60
8237.55
8152.57
7385.18
7138.18
6976.03
6852.72
6687.41
6440.98
6365.84
4785.13
4731.20
3695.32
3545.80
3529.60
3416.57
3354.33
3096.40
3077.67
2783.62
2525.92
2465.87
2440.51
2410.75
2330.96
2311.88
2295.86
2251.19
1956.94
1893.51
1701.40
1672.42
1601.30
1456.98
1432.11
1427.67
1326.08
1287.50
1184.98
1116.26
922.63
906.84
901.04
884.05
862.62
843.07
784.36
740.76
727.25
639.34
563.28
553.36
527.90
503.48
428.43
417.73
273.26
246.17
227.75
209.44
191.27
181.88
160.14
147.40
137.18
132.17
131.55
99.74
94.13
89.91
71.65
67.38
65.31
58.10
54.64
49.60
48.73
45.19
34.97
34.40
25.69
24.80
21.90
21.52
20.56
13.24
12.13
9.92
3.31
2.62
1.10
0.89
0.75
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