Germany 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.
  • Germany coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 44.26%, a 1.55% decline from 2014.
  • Germany coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 45.81%, a 1.43% decline from 2013.
  • Germany coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 47.24%, a 1.22% increase from 2012.
  • Germany coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 46.02%, a 1.16% increase 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%
Lithuania 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Kuwait 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
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%
Germany Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 44.26% -1.55%
2014 45.81% -1.43%
2013 47.24% 1.22%
2012 46.02% 1.16%
2011 44.86% 1.21%
2010 43.64% -0.47%
2009 44.11% -0.88%
2008 44.99% -3.66%
2007 48.65% 1.49%
2006 47.16% -1.18%
2005 48.35% -2.08%
2004 50.43% -1.65%
2003 52.08% -0.60%
2002 52.68% 0.84%
2001 51.84% -1.31%
2000 53.15% 0.99%
1999 52.15% -1.97%
1998 54.12% 0.76%
1997 53.36% -1.60%
1996 54.96% -0.66%
1995 55.62% -0.91%
1994 56.53% -0.85%
1993 57.38% 0.25%
1992 57.12% -2.02%
1991 59.15% 0.41%
1990 58.73% 0.67%
1989 58.06% -0.57%
1988 58.63% -1.25%
1987 59.88% -2.38%
1986 62.26% 0.32%
1985 61.94% -3.39%
1984 65.32% -2.34%
1983 67.66% 1.46%
1982 66.21% 1.09%
1981 65.12% 2.18%
1980 62.94% 1.00%
1979 61.94% -0.70%
1978 62.65% -1.01%
1977 63.65% -2.43%
1976 66.08% 2.81%
1975 63.27% -3.93%
1974 67.21% -1.80%
1973 69.00% -3.38%
1972 72.38% -2.61%
1971 74.99% 0.53%
1970 74.46% -0.26%
1969 74.73% -1.52%
1968 76.25% -0.84%
1967 77.09% 0.24%
1966 76.85% -3.33%
1965 80.18% -4.27%
1964 84.45% -1.29%
1963 85.74% -1.17%
1962 86.91% 0.18%
1961 86.73% -0.30%
1960 87.03% -0.30%