Global Statistics

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Third: Coal World Statistics:

30.3% of world energy is produced by coal. Coal is used to produce 42% of electricity in the world.
Giant Electric Power Producers by Using Coal Worldwide ( 2008)

Country

Coal-Based Electric Generation in 2008 ( GG/ hour)

Share of World Total Production  (%)

China

2, 733, 000 GWh

33.1%

USA

2, 133, 000 GWh

25.8 %

India

569, 000 GWh

6.9 %

Germany

291, 000 GWh

3.5 %

Japan

288, 000 GWh

3.5 %

South Africa

241, 000 GWh

2.9 %

Australia

198, 000 GWh

2.4 %

Russia

197, 000 GWh

2.4 %

Korea

192, 000 GWh

2.3 %

Poland

143, 000 GWh

1.7%

Other Countries

1, 278, 000  GWh

15.6 %

World Total

8, 263, 000 GWh

100%

Source: Key World Energy Statistics ( EIA: 2010)

Coal World Statistics:

30.3% of world energy is produced by coal. Coal is used to produce 42% of electricity in the world.
Giant Coal Producers in the World ( 2011)

Country

Coal Production ( in metric tons)

Share of World Total Production  (%)

China

3,576 MT

45.9 %

USA

1, 004 MT

12. 9 %

India

586 MT

7. 5 %

Australia

414 MT

5.3 %

Russia

334 MT

4.3 %

South Africa

253 MT

3.3 %

Germany

189  MT

2.4 %

Poland

139 MT

1.8 %

Korea

117 MT

1.5 %

Other Countries

795 MT

10.3 %

World Total

7, 783 MT

100%

Source: 2012 Key World Energy Statistics ( EIA: 2012)

Percentage of Coal Use in Electric Power Production vs. other Type of Fuels Worldwide

Electric Power Production by Using Coal Worldwide ( in 2008)

Country

Coal Production in 2008

Share of World Total Production  (%)

China

2, 733, 000 GWh

33.1%

USA

2, 133, 000 GWh

25.8 %

India

569, 000 GWh

6.9 %

Germany

291, 000 GWh

3.5 %

Japan

288, 000 GWh

3.5 %

South Africa

241, 000 GWh

2.9 %

Australia

198, 000 GWh

2.4 %

Russia

197, 000 GWh

2.4 %

Korea

192, 000 GWh

2.3 %

Poland

143, 000 GWh

1.7%

Other Countries

1, 278, 000  GWh

15.6 %

World Total

8, 263, 000 GWh

100%