Coal consumption for energy use in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970-2018

This statistic shows the annual consumption of coal for energy use in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2018, in million metric tons of oil equivalent. It shows that despite a notable increase from 1970 to 1980, the annual consumption of coal for energy use decreased significantly over this period from 99 million metric tons of oil equivalent in 1970 to just 8.5 million metric tons of oil equivalent in 2018.

Annual coal consumption for energy use in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1970 to 2018

Consumption in Mtoe*
20188.5
201710.2
201612.5
201525.1
201431.5
201339.1
201240.9
201132.2
201032.6
200539.9
200038.5
199066.9
1980120.8
197099
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Source

Release date

July 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

1970 to 2018

Supplementary notes

*Million metric tons of oil equivalent

This includes other solid fuels.

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