Japan 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.
  • Japan coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 33.15%, a 0.41% increase from 2014.
  • Japan coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 32.74%, a 0.18% decline from 2013.
  • Japan coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 32.93%, a 3.2% increase from 2012.
  • Japan coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 29.72%, a 2.62% 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%
Japan Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 33.15% 0.41%
2014 32.74% -0.18%
2013 32.93% 3.20%
2012 29.72% 2.62%
2011 27.10% -0.06%
2010 27.16% -0.02%
2009 27.17% -0.06%
2008 27.23% -0.12%
2007 27.35% 0.76%
2006 26.59% -0.64%
2005 27.23% 0.77%
2004 26.46% 0.08%
2003 26.38% 1.76%
2002 24.62% 1.24%
2001 23.38% 1.90%
2000 21.48% 1.57%
1999 19.91% 1.67%
1998 18.24% 0.09%
1997 18.16% 0.78%
1996 17.37% 0.62%
1995 16.75% 0.90%
1994 15.85% 0.55%
1993 15.31% 0.93%
1992 14.37% 0.55%
1991 13.83% 0.34%
1990 13.49% -1.32%
1989 14.81% -0.03%
1988 14.84% -0.24%
1987 15.08% 0.47%
1986 14.61% -0.28%
1985 14.89% 0.81%
1984 14.09% 1.38%
1983 12.71% 1.08%
1982 11.63% 0.81%
1981 10.82% 1.23%
1980 9.60% 0.99%
1979 8.60% 0.10%
1978 8.50% -0.43%
1977 8.93% 0.30%
1976 8.63% -0.31%
1975 8.94% 0.24%
1974 8.70% 0.69%
1973 8.01% -1.76%
1972 9.77% -2.08%
1971 11.86% -5.08%
1970 16.94% -5.09%
1969 22.03% -7.35%
1968 29.38% -3.44%
1967 32.82% 3.96%
1966 28.86% 1.01%
1965 27.85% -1.48%
1964 29.32% -4.12%
1963 33.44% 0.40%
1962 33.05% 4.51%
1961 28.54% -3.67%
1960 32.21% -3.67%