United States Coal

Summary Table

  Tons Global Rank
254,197,000,000 1st in the world
728,364,498 3rd in the world
731,071,000 3rd in the world
Yearly Deficit
-2,706,502  
Coal Imports
9,849,735  
Coal Exports
60,271,017  
50,421,282  
(Data shown is for 2016, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Coal Reserves in the United States

See also: List of countries by Coal Reserves

The United States holds 254,197 million tons (MMst) of proven coal reserves as of 2016, ranking 1st in the world and accounting for about 22% of the world's total coal reserves of 1,139,471 million tons (MMst).

The United States has proven reserves equivalent to 347.7 times its annual consumption. This means it has about 348 years of Coal left (at current consumption levels and excluding unproven reserves).

Coal Reserves
254,197,000,000 tons
Global Rank: 1st | Share of World: 22.31 %
348 years of Coal left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Coal Reserves in the United States

Coal Consumption in the United States

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  • The United States consumes 731,071,000 Tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year as of the year 2016.
  • The United States ranks 3rd in the world for Coal consumption, accounting for about 64.2% of the world's total consumption of 1,139,471,430 tons.
  • The United States consumes 2,263,266 cubic feet of Coal per capita every year (based on the 2016 population of 323,015,995 people), or 6,201 cubic feet per capita per day.

Coal Production in the United States

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  • The United States produces 728,364,498 tons (short tons, "st") of Coal per year (as of 2016) ranking 3rd in the world.

Coal Exports

  • The United States exports 7% of its Coal production (50,421,282 tons in 2016).

History of Coal Consumption and Production

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