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Coal consumption, thousand short tons, 2017 - Country rankings:

The average for 2017 was 44098.99 thousand short tons.The highest value was in China: 4210824 thousand short tons and the lowest value was in Angola: 0 thousand short tons. 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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Definition: Coal consumption includes anthracite, subanthracite, bituminous, subbituminous, lignite, brown coal, and oil shale. It also includes net imports of metallurgical coke.
Coal consumption in the European union
Coal consumption in Europe
Coal consumption in Asia
Coal consumption in Africa
Coal consumption in North America
Coal consumption in South America
Coal consumption in Australia
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