France 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.
  • France coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 2.16%, a 0% increase from 2014.
  • France coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 2.16%, a 2.13% decline from 2013.
  • France coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 4.29%, a 0.59% increase from 2012.
  • France coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 3.70%, a 0.59% 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%
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%
France Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 2.16% 0.00%
2014 2.16% -2.13%
2013 4.29% 0.59%
2012 3.70% 0.59%
2011 3.11% -1.55%
2010 4.66% 0.14%
2009 4.53% -0.12%
2008 4.65% -0.35%
2007 5.00% 0.36%
2006 4.64% -0.74%
2005 5.38% 0.59%
2004 4.79% -0.42%
2003 5.21% 0.34%
2002 4.88% 0.49%
2001 4.38% -1.38%
2000 5.77% -0.59%
1999 6.35% -1.00%
1998 7.36% 2.19%
1997 5.16% -0.92%
1996 6.08% 0.68%
1995 5.41% 0.32%
1994 5.09% -0.18%
1993 5.27% -2.93%
1992 8.20% -1.36%
1991 9.57% 1.08%
1990 8.49% -0.61%
1989 9.10% 1.61%
1988 7.49% -0.82%
1987 8.31% -1.32%
1986 9.64% -3.64%
1985 13.27% -3.04%
1984 16.32% -4.14%
1983 20.45% -3.52%
1982 23.97% 2.53%
1981 21.44% -5.92%
1980 27.35% -2.43%
1979 29.78% 1.30%
1978 28.48% 1.29%
1977 27.18% -1.18%
1976 28.37% 8.08%
1975 20.28% 1.28%
1974 19.00% -0.66%
1973 19.66% -2.91%
1972 22.57% -6.80%
1971 29.37% -1.18%
1970 30.55% -7.92%
1969 38.47% -2.29%
1968 40.77% -1.92%
1967 42.68% 4.52%
1966 38.17% -2.19%
1965 40.36% -5.59%
1964 45.95% 7.74%
1963 38.21% -6.57%
1962 44.78% 4.74%
1961 40.03% 3.57%
1960 36.47% 3.57%