Australia Coal

Summary Table

  Tons Global Rank
159,634,329,600 3rd in the world
554,763,963 4th in the world
129,642,679 10th in the world
Yearly Surplus
+ 425,121,284  
Coal Imports
46,491  
Coal Exports
427,090,732  
427,044,241  
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Coal Reserves in Australia

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Australia holds 159,634 million tons (MMst) of proven coal reserves as of 2016, ranking 3rd in the world and accounting for about 14% of the world's total coal reserves of 1,139,471 million tons (MMst).

Australia has proven reserves equivalent to 1,231.3 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 1,231 years of Coal left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Coal Reserves
159,634,329,600 tons
Global Rank: 3rd | Share of World: 14.01 %
1,231 years of Coal left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Coal Reserves in Australia

Coal Consumption in Australia

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  • Australia consumes 129,642,679 Tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year as of the year 2016.
  • Australia ranks 10th in the world for Coal consumption, accounting for about 11.4% of the world's total consumption of 1,139,471,430 tons.
  • Australia consumes 5,343,289 cubic feet of Coal per capita every year (based on the 2016 population of 24,262,712 people), or 14,639 cubic feet per capita per day.

Coal Production in Australia

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  • Australia produces 554,763,963 tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year (as of 2016) ranking 4th in the world.

Coal Exports

  • Australia exports 77% of its Coal production (427,044,241 tons in 2016).

History of Coal Consumption and Production

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