New Zealand 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.
  • New Zealand coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 4.25%, a 0.25% decline from 2014.
  • New Zealand coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 4.51%, a 1.03% decline from 2013.
  • New Zealand coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 5.54%, a 2.49% decline from 2012.
  • New Zealand coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 8.02%, a 3.14% 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%
New Zealand Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 4.25% -0.25%
2014 4.51% -1.03%
2013 5.54% -2.49%
2012 8.02% 3.14%
2011 4.88% 0.28%
2010 4.60% -2.99%
2009 7.59% -3.43%
2008 11.02% 3.79%
2007 7.23% -5.47%
2006 12.70% -0.95%
2005 13.65% 2.47%
2004 11.18% 1.45%
2003 9.73% 4.66%
2002 5.07% -0.29%
2001 5.35% 1.42%
2000 3.94% -0.81%
1999 4.75% 0.86%
1998 3.88% -0.54%
1997 4.42% 1.86%
1996 2.57% 0.07%
1995 2.50% 0.51%
1994 1.99% -0.19%
1993 2.17% -1.64%
1992 3.81% 2.36%
1991 1.45% -0.61%
1990 2.06% 0.61%
1989 1.44% -0.23%
1988 1.68% -0.32%
1987 2.00% 0.37%
1986 1.63% -1.23%
1985 2.87% -0.74%
1984 3.61% 1.22%
1983 2.39% 0.44%
1982 1.95% 0.72%
1981 1.22% -0.67%
1980 1.89% 0.31%
1979 1.59% -1.31%
1978 2.89% -1.36%
1977 4.25% -1.23%
1976 5.48% 0.39%
1975 5.08% -1.45%
1974 6.53% -1.99%
1973 8.52% 1.70%
1972 6.82% 2.01%
1971 4.81% -1.31%
1970 6.12% -1.75%
1969 7.87% 4.24%
1968 3.62% 0.63%
1967 2.99% -3.40%
1966 6.39% -0.74%
1965 7.13% -0.97%
1964 8.11% -4.53%
1963 12.64% 7.10%
1962 5.54% -8.17%
1961 13.71% -0.71%
1960 14.42% -0.71%