Coal production from deep and surface mining in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1970 and 2017 (in 1,000 metric tons)

Deep and surface mining coal production in the United Kingdom (UK) 1970-2017 This statistic shows volumes of coal production in the United Kingdom (UK) from deep and surface mining between 1970 and 2017. Recent coal mining output was clearly a fraction of historical yields, especially for deep mined coal which plummeted from 136.7 million metric tons in 1970 to 20,000 metric tons in 2017.
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Deep minedSurface mining
1970136,68610,509
1975117,41211,271
1980112,43017,667
198575,28918,822
199072,89919,863
199535,15017,887
200017,18814,010
20059,56310,935
20107,39010,956
20117,31211,240
20126,15310,814
20134,0898,679
20143,6857,962
20152,7845,814
2016224,156
2017203,021
Deep minedSurface mining
1970136,68610,509
1975117,41211,271
1980112,43017,667
198575,28918,822
199072,89919,863
199535,15017,887
200017,18814,010
20059,56310,935
20107,39010,956
20117,31211,240
20126,15310,814
20134,0898,679
20143,6857,962
20152,7845,814
2016224,156
2017203,021
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This statistic shows volumes of coal production in the United Kingdom (UK) from deep and surface mining between 1970 and 2017. Recent coal mining output was clearly a fraction of historical yields, especially for deep mined coal which plummeted from 136.7 million metric tons in 1970 to 20,000 metric tons in 2017.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
1970 to 2017

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