Ireland 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.
  • Ireland coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 17.35%, a 2.01% increase from 2014.
  • Ireland coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 15.33%, a 1.41% decline from 2013.
  • Ireland coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 16.75%, a 1.76% decline from 2012.
  • Ireland coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 18.51%, a 3.99% 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%
Ireland Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 17.35% 2.01%
2014 15.33% -1.41%
2013 16.75% -1.76%
2012 18.51% 3.99%
2011 14.52% 1.91%
2010 12.62% -1.71%
2009 14.33% -2.88%
2008 17.20% -2.54%
2007 19.75% -1.95%
2006 21.70% -3.23%
2005 24.93% 0.23%
2004 24.70% -0.25%
2003 24.95% -2.51%
2002 27.46% -1.21%
2001 28.67% -0.13%
2000 28.80% 2.00%
1999 26.80% -5.49%
1998 32.28% -2.19%
1997 34.47% -2.48%
1996 36.96% -2.91%
1995 39.87% 0.15%
1994 39.72% -1.26%
1993 40.98% -1.21%
1992 42.19% 2.99%
1991 39.20% -2.39%
1990 41.59% -17.17%
1989 58.76% 0.41%
1988 58.36% 3.35%
1987 55.01% 28.66%
1986 26.35% 4.85%
1985 21.50% 1.27%
1984 20.23% 2.33%
1983 17.90% 1.01%
1982 16.89% 1.47%
1981 15.41% -0.99%
1980 16.40% -0.71%
1979 17.11% -4.01%
1978 21.13% -3.85%
1977 24.98% -2.37%
1976 27.35% 2.06%
1975 25.29% 1.20%
1974 24.09% -0.83%
1973 24.92% -1.05%
1972 25.97% -3.77%
1971 29.74% -2.62%
1970 32.36% -6.88%
1969 39.24% 2.10%
1968 37.14% 9.23%
1967 27.91% -0.26%
1966 28.16% -0.88%
1965 29.04% -4.51%
1964 33.55% -6.42%
1963 39.97% -5.19%
1962 45.16% -3.31%
1961 48.47% -4.84%
1960 53.32% -4.84%