India 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.
  • India coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 75.31%, a 0.82% increase from 2014.
  • India coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 74.49%, a 1.97% increase from 2013.
  • India coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 72.52%, a 0.89% increase from 2012.
  • India coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 71.64%, a 4.88% increase from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Coal
Kosovo 97.47%
Mongolia 92.74%
India 75.31%
Indonesia 55.78%
Morocco 55.53%
Cambodia 48.40%
Philippines 44.51%
Ukraine 34.58%
Sri Lanka 33.71%
Vietnam 29.57%
Kyrgyz Republic 13.22%
Uzbekistan 4.09%
Myanmar 1.78%
Bangladesh 1.69%
Honduras 1.04%
Pakistan 0.14%
Cameroon 0.00%
Kenya 0.00%
Nigeria 0.00%
Bolivia 0.00%
Tunisia 0.00%
Angola 0.00%
Moldova 0.00%
El Salvador 0.00%
Ghana 0.00%
Sudan 0.00%
Georgia 0.00%
Zambia 0.00%
Egypt 0.00%
Congo, Rep. 0.00%
Nicaragua 0.00%
India Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 75.31% 0.82%
2014 74.49% 1.97%
2013 72.52% 0.89%
2012 71.64% 4.88%
2011 66.76% -0.42%
2010 67.18% 0.21%
2009 66.97% -1.48%
2008 68.44% 2.96%
2007 65.48% -1.21%
2006 66.69% -0.17%
2005 66.86% -0.83%
2004 67.69% -0.14%
2003 67.83% -2.06%
2002 69.89% 0.48%
2001 69.42% 0.92%
2000 68.50% 1.54%
1999 66.96% 0.16%
1998 66.80% -2.14%
1997 68.93% -1.54%
1996 70.48% 0.54%
1995 69.94% 2.23%
1994 67.71% -2.35%
1993 70.05% 2.02%
1992 68.04% 0.97%
1991 67.07% 1.60%
1990 65.46% -2.59%
1989 68.05% 0.65%
1988 67.40% -1.46%
1987 68.86% 5.18%
1986 63.69% 1.33%
1985 62.36% 4.24%
1984 58.12% 0.84%
1983 57.28% 0.46%
1982 56.82% 3.36%
1981 53.46% 2.42%
1980 51.04% 1.17%
1979 49.88% 1.56%
1978 48.32% -4.67%
1977 52.99% -1.15%
1976 54.15% 2.81%
1975 51.33% -2.18%
1974 53.52% 4.13%
1973 49.39% -2.62%
1972 52.02% 2.92%
1971 49.09% 2.92%