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Coal consumption, thousand short tons, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 137 countries was 61132.05 thousand short tons.The highest value was in China: 4294385 thousand short tons and the lowest value was in Angola: 0 thousand short tons. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2018. 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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