Leading countries based on hard coal reserves 2017

This statistic shows the leading ten countries worldwide according to their reserves of hard coal in 2017. In that year, the United States some 220 billion metric tons of hard coal reserves. Thus, the U.S. was the country with the largest reserves of hard coal worldwide.

Leading countries based on hard coal reserves in 2017

Reserves in million metric tons
United States220,167
China130,851
India96,468
Australia70,297
Russia*69,634
Ukraine*32,039
Indonesia26,122
Kazakhstan25,605
Poland20,542
South Africa9,893
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Source

Release date

August 2019

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2017

Supplementary notes

* According to the national classification, hard coal only includes bituminous coal and anthracite.
BGR (Bundesanstalt für Geowissenschaften und Rohstoffe) is the German Federal Institute for Geosciences and Commodities.

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