Coal mining trade in the United Kingdom (UK) 1970-2017

Imports and exports of coal mined in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1970 and 2017 (in 1,000 metric tons)

Coal mining trade in the United Kingdom (UK) 1970-2017 This statistic shows volumes of coal imported and exported to and from the United Kingdom (UK) between 1970 and 2017. Net imports of coal to the UK fell sharply between 2014 and 2016, amounting to roughly 8.5 million metric tons in 2016. With the growth of renewable energy sources and gas, coal has become less used as a fuel for electricity generation.
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Imports and exports of coal mined in the United Kingdom (UK) between 1970 and 2017 (in 1,000 metric tons)

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ImportsExports
20178,498495
20168,494443
201522,518385
201442,225425
201350,611595
201244,815488
201132,527491
201026,541715
200543,968536
200023,446660
199515,896859
199014,7832,307
198512,7322,432
19807,3343,809
19755,0832,182
1970793,191
ImportsExports
20178,498495
20168,494443
201522,518385
201442,225425
201350,611595
201244,815488
201132,527491
201026,541715
200543,968536
200023,446660
199515,896859
199014,7832,307
198512,7322,432
19807,3343,809
19755,0832,182
1970793,191
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This statistic shows volumes of coal imported and exported to and from the United Kingdom (UK) between 1970 and 2017. Net imports of coal to the UK fell sharply between 2014 and 2016, amounting to roughly 8.5 million metric tons in 2016. With the growth of renewable energy sources and gas, coal has become less used as a fuel for electricity generation.
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Release date
July 2018
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
1970 to 2017
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