Coal - worldwide reserves by region 1991-2018

This statistic represents the distribution of proved coal reserves worldwide between 1991 and 2018, by region. In 2018, approximately 24.5 percent of global coal reserves were located in North America.

Distribution of proved coal reserves worldwide, by region from 1991 to 2018

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Sources

Release date

June 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1991 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Editions of the report prior to 2018 named the region as Europe and Eurasia, whereas the 2018 edition of the report listed Europe and CIS separately. The 2018 figures for these two regions have therefore have been added together. CIS is an abbreviation for the Commonwealth of Independent States.
According to the source, there were global coal reserves of around 981.78 in 1992, 984.45 in 2002 and 860.94 in 2012 (all values are in billion metric tons).

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