Sales prices of coal in U.S. states with highest production 2018

This statistic outlines the average sales price of coal in the ten leading coal-producing U.S. states in 2018. During this year, the average annual sales price of coal was 55.95 U.S. dollars per short ton in Kentucky. In 2013, coal production fell below one billion short tons for the first time since 1993, but in 2015 the production rebounded again to just over one billion short tons. Coal-derived energy still provides much of the United States' energy.

Average coal sales price in U.S. states with the highest coal production in 2018

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October 2019


United States

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