European Union Coal Usage/Consumption 1960-2022

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.
  • European Union coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 25.64%, a 0.05% increase from 2014.
  • European Union coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 25.60%, a 0.72% decline from 2013.
  • European Union coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 26.31%, a 0.27% decline from 2012.
  • European Union coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 26.59%, a 0.58% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Coal
South Asia 66.10%
East Asia & Pacific 59.39%
Sub-Saharan Africa 50.61%
World 39.17%
North America 30.93%
OECD members 29.44%
European Union 25.64%
Euro Area 22.06%
Latin America & Caribbean 6.68%
European Union Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 25.64% 0.05%
2014 25.60% -0.72%
2013 26.31% -0.27%
2012 26.59% 0.58%
2011 26.01% 1.17%
2010 24.84% -0.99%
2009 25.83% -0.81%
2008 26.64% -2.60%
2007 29.24% 0.35%
2006 28.89% -0.23%
2005 29.11% -1.05%
2004 30.16% -1.27%
2003 31.44% 0.42%
2002 31.02% 0.53%
2001 30.49% -1.13%
2000 31.62% 0.80%
1999 30.81% -0.89%
1998 31.70% -0.27%
1997 31.97% -1.09%
1996 33.06% -0.44%
1995 33.50% -0.27%
1994 33.77% -0.08%
1993 33.85% -0.95%
1992 34.80% -0.95%
1991 35.75% -0.73%
1990 36.48% -0.22%
1989 36.69% 0.44%
1988 36.26% -0.84%
1987 37.10% -0.97%
1986 38.07% -0.97%
1985 39.04% -1.09%
1984 40.13% -1.09%
1983 41.21% 0.04%
1982 41.17% 2.15%
1981 39.02% -1.22%
1980 40.25% 1.27%
1979 38.97% 0.04%
1978 38.93% 0.26%
1977 38.68% -0.97%
1976 39.65% 1.98%
1975 37.67% -0.61%
1974 38.28% -0.53%
1973 38.80% -1.53%
1972 40.33% -2.29%
1971 42.63% 5.09%
1970 37.53% -0.69%
1969 38.22% -1.63%
1968 39.85% -0.80%
1967 40.66% 1.33%
1966 39.32% -2.26%
1965 41.59% -1.27%
1964 42.86% 0.68%
1963 42.18% -2.17%
1962 44.34% 0.86%
1961 43.48% 0.48%
1960 43.00% 0.48%