Canada Coal Usage/Consumption 1960-2021

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Coal refers to all coal and brown coal, both primary (including hard coal and lignite-brown coal) and derived fuels (including patent fuel, coke oven coke, gas coke, coke oven gas, and blast furnace gas). Peat is also included in this category.
  • Canada coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 9.84%, a 0.08% decline from 2014.
  • Canada coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 9.92%, a 0.12% increase from 2013.
  • Canada coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 9.80%, a 0.32% decline from 2012.
  • Canada coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 10.12%, a 1.7% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Coal
Poland 80.91%
Hong Kong 65.44%
Australia 62.87%
Czech Republic 53.06%
Israel 45.40%
Germany 44.26%
South Korea 43.08%
Greece 42.66%
Netherlands 38.65%
Chile 37.14%
United States 34.23%
Japan 33.15%
Slovenia 29.59%
Portugal 28.72%
Denmark 24.54%
United Kingdom 22.81%
Croatia 20.56%
Hungary 19.47%
Spain 18.96%
Ireland 17.35%
Italy 16.12%
Slovak Republic 12.51%
Canada 9.84%
Finland 8.30%
Austria 8.23%
Panama 6.92%
Belgium 6.11%
Estonia 5.33%
New Zealand 4.25%
France 2.16%
Argentina 2.03%
Singapore 1.20%
Sweden 0.67%
Norway 0.10%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
Cyprus 0.00%
Malta 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Iceland 0.00%
Latvia 0.00%
Uruguay 0.00%
UAE 0.00%
Switzerland 0.00%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
Lithuania 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
Canada Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 9.84% -0.08%
2014 9.92% 0.12%
2013 9.80% -0.32%
2012 10.12% -1.70%
2011 11.81% -1.36%
2010 13.17% 0.25%
2009 12.92% -1.95%
2008 14.87% -1.24%
2007 16.10% 0.85%
2006 15.25% -0.96%
2005 16.21% -0.67%
2004 16.88% -2.23%
2003 19.11% -0.50%
2002 19.60% -0.39%
2001 19.99% 0.57%
2000 19.42% 0.78%
1999 18.64% -0.39%
1998 19.03% 1.70%
1997 17.33% 1.62%
1996 15.71% 0.10%
1995 15.61% 0.01%
1994 15.59% 0.11%
1993 15.48% -1.82%
1992 17.30% -0.10%
1991 17.40% 0.35%
1990 17.06% -1.31%
1989 18.37% 0.23%
1988 18.14% 1.17%
1987 16.98% 1.68%
1986 15.30% -2.02%
1985 17.32% -1.90%
1984 19.21% 1.13%
1983 18.09% 0.22%
1982 17.86% 1.61%
1981 16.26% 0.23%
1980 16.02% 1.35%
1979 14.67% 0.12%
1978 14.56% -0.45%
1977 15.00% 1.28%
1976 13.72% 0.61%
1975 13.11% 0.84%
1974 12.27% -0.65%
1973 12.92% -4.23%
1972 17.15% -1.65%
1971 18.80% 0.87%
1970 17.93% 2.85%
1969 15.08% -0.03%
1968 15.11% 1.55%
1967 13.56% 1.21%
1966 12.35% -1.07%
1965 13.43% 1.53%
1964 11.89% 0.98%
1963 10.92% 3.82%
1962 7.10% 3.05%
1961 4.05% 0.68%
1960 3.38% 0.68%