Portugal 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.
  • Portugal coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 28.72%, a 5.72% increase from 2014.
  • Portugal coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 23.00%, a 0.42% decline from 2013.
  • Portugal coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 23.43%, a 5.29% decline from 2012.
  • Portugal coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 28.71%, a 9.74% 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%
Kuwait 0.00%
Oman 0.00%
Brunei 0.00%
Bahrain 0.00%
Saudi Arabia 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Malta 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
Cyprus 0.00%
Iceland 0.00%
Latvia 0.00%
Uruguay 0.00%
Luxembourg 0.00%
Trinidad and Tobago 0.00%
UAE 0.00%
Switzerland 0.00%
Portugal Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 28.72% 5.72%
2014 23.00% -0.42%
2013 23.43% -5.29%
2012 28.71% 9.74%
2011 18.98% 5.76%
2010 13.22% -12.84%
2009 26.06% 1.44%
2008 24.62% -1.82%
2007 26.44% -4.36%
2006 30.79% -2.17%
2005 32.97% -0.18%
2004 33.15% 1.92%
2003 31.23% -2.10%
2002 33.32% 3.82%
2001 29.51% -4.36%
2000 33.87% -1.39%
1999 35.26% 4.27%
1998 30.98% -7.22%
1997 38.21% 1.62%
1996 36.59% -4.01%
1995 40.60% 3.43%
1994 37.17% 0.20%
1993 36.97% 2.35%
1992 34.62% 1.62%
1991 33.00% 0.88%
1990 32.12% 3.40%
1989 28.73% 1.82%
1988 26.90% 1.15%
1987 25.75% 9.35%
1986 16.40% 11.27%
1985 5.14% 4.51%
1984 0.63% -0.64%
1983 1.27% -0.35%
1982 1.61% -0.80%
1981 2.42% 0.12%
1980 2.30% 0.02%
1979 2.27% 0.68%
1978 1.60% 0.13%
1977 1.47% -1.48%
1976 2.95% 0.17%
1975 2.78% -0.43%
1974 3.20% -0.74%
1973 3.94% 1.45%
1972 2.49% -1.07%
1971 3.56% -1.38%
1970 4.93% 2.66%
1969 2.28% -5.67%
1968 7.94% 6.26%
1967 1.68% 0.30%
1966 1.38% -6.90%
1965 8.28% -2.03%
1964 10.31% 5.50%
1963 4.81% -1.93%
1962 6.74% 4.85%
1961 1.89% 0.80%
1960 1.10% 0.80%