China Coal

Summary Table

  Tons Global Rank
149,818,259,000 4th in the world
3,708,155,408 1st in the world
4,319,921,826 1st in the world
Yearly Deficit
-611,766,418  
Coal Imports
281,754,534  
Coal Exports
9,532,676  
272,221,858  
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Coal Reserves in China

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China holds 149,818 million tons (MMst) of proven coal reserves as of 2016, ranking 4th in the world and accounting for about 13% of the world's total coal reserves of 1,139,471 million tons (MMst).

China has proven reserves equivalent to 34.7 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 35 years of Coal left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Coal Reserves
149,818,259,000 tons
Global Rank: 4th | Share of World: 13.15 %
35 years of Coal left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Coal Reserves in China

Coal Consumption in China

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  • China consumes 4,319,921,826 Tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year as of the year 2016.
  • China ranks 1st in the world for Coal consumption, accounting for about 379.1% of the world's total consumption of 1,139,471,430 tons.
  • China consumes 3,055,001 cubic feet of Coal per capita every year (based on the 2016 population of 1,414,049,351 people), or 8,370 cubic feet per capita per day.

Coal Production in China

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  • China produces 3,708,155,408 tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year (as of 2016) ranking 1st in the world.

Coal Imports

  • China imports 6% of its Coal consumption (272,221,858 tons in 2016).

History of Coal Consumption and Production

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