Hong Kong Coal Usage/Consumption 1971-2021

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.
  • Hong Kong coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 65.44%, a 10.74% decline from 2014.
  • Hong Kong coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 76.18%, a 1.35% increase from 2013.
  • Hong Kong coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 74.82%, a 4.52% increase from 2012.
  • Hong Kong coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 70.30%, a 0.73% 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%
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%
Hong Kong Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 65.44% -10.74%
2014 76.18% 1.35%
2013 74.82% 4.52%
2012 70.30% -0.73%
2011 71.04% 9.06%
2010 61.97% -8.78%
2009 70.75% 2.64%
2008 68.11% -5.12%
2007 73.23% 4.39%
2006 68.84% -1.46%
2005 70.30% 1.38%
2004 68.92% -8.75%
2003 77.66% 13.93%
2002 63.74% 2.35%
2001 61.39% 0.94%
2000 60.44% 4.34%
1999 56.10% -8.91%
1998 65.01% 5.50%
1997 59.51% -22.37%
1996 81.88% -15.46%
1995 97.34% -0.66%
1994 98.00% 3.01%
1993 94.98% -0.81%
1992 95.79% -0.65%
1991 96.44% -1.76%
1990 98.21% 1.15%
1989 97.06% -1.18%
1988 98.24% 3.13%
1987 95.10% 10.25%
1986 84.85% 6.95%
1985 77.91% 8.53%
1984 69.38% 15.72%
1983 53.66% 31.63%
1982 22.03% 22.03%
1981 0.00% 0.00%
1980 0.00% 0.00%
1979 0.00% 0.00%
1978 0.00% 0.00%
1977 0.00% 0.00%
1976 0.00% 0.00%
1975 0.00% 0.00%
1974 0.00% 0.00%
1973 0.00% 0.00%
1972 0.00% 0.00%
1971 0.00% 0.00%