List of countries by coal production

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A map of world coal production, 2005.

This is a list of countries by coal production in 2012, based mostly on the Statistical Review of World Energy published in 2013 by British Petroleum,[1] ranking countries with coal production larger than 10 millions tonnes. Shares are based on data expressed in tonnes oil equivalent.

Countries[edit]

Rank Country/Region Coal production
(million tonnes)
share of
total[2] (%)
 World 7,864.7
1 China China 3,650.0 46.4
2 United States United States 922.1 11.7
3 India India 605.8 7.7
European Union European Union 580.7 7.4
4 Australia Australia 431.2 5.5
5 Indonesia Indonesia 386.0 4.9
6 Russia Russia 354.8 4.5
7 South Africa South Africa 260.0 3.3
8 Germany Germany 196.2 2.5
9 Poland Poland 144.1 1.8
10 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 116.4 1.5
11 Colombia Colombia 89.2 1.1
12 Ukraine Ukraine 88.2 1.1
13 Turkey Turkey 72.0 0.9
14 Canada Canada 66.9 0.9
15 Greece Greece 60.4 0.8
16 Czech Republic Czech Republic 55.0 0.7
17 North Korea North Korea 43.2[3] 0.5
18 Serbia Serbia 42.0[3] 0.5
19 Vietnam Vietnam 41.9 0.5
20 Mongolia Mongolia 37.0[3] 0.5
21 Romania Romania 34.1[3] 0.5
22 Bulgaria Bulgaria 32.8 0.4
23 Thailand Thailand 18.3 0.2
24 United Kingdom United Kingdom 16.8 0.2
25 Mexico Mexico 13.8 0.2
26 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.9[3] 0.2

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Review of World Energy 2013
  2. ^ figures are based on data expressed in tonnes oil equivalent
  3. ^ a b c d e EIA: International Energy Statistics