Coal energy worldwide

Statistics report on the global coal energy industry

Coal energy worldwide

This report provides detailed information on the global coal energy industry. Coal is the leading source of electricity generation in the world. This report includes global and country specific data on capacity, production, consumption, and prices, as well as information on greatest investors.

Table of contents


  • Basic Statistic Global electricity generation 1990-2022, by source
  • Premium Statistic Global electricity mix 2023, by energy source
  • Premium Statistic Global coal power generation share 2000-2022


  • Premium Statistic Global active coal-fired power stations 2021-2023
  • Basic Statistic Global operational coal-fired power stations by country 2023
  • Basic Statistic Global installed coal generation capacity outlook 2022-2050
  • Basic Statistic Installed global coal power plant capacity in select countries 2023
  • Basic Statistic Combustion types of operational global coal power stations by plant age 2023
  • Basic Statistic Global capacity of proposed coal power plants by status 2014-2023


  • Basic Statistic Global coal power generation 2000-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global coal power generation by country 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global coal power production share by country 2022
  • Premium Statistic Global coal share in power mix 2022, by country


  • Premium Statistic Global coal consumption 1998-2022
  • Premium Statistic Global coal consumption 2022, by country

Prices & investment

  • Premium Statistic Thermal coal prices 2013-2022
  • Premium Statistic China Qinhuangdao coal price 2003-2021
  • Basic Statistic Wholesale Price Index of coal in India FY 2013-2023
  • Premium Statistic Forecast Newcastle thermal coal price 2023-2027
  • Premium Statistic Financing for coal power companies worldwide 2016-2022, by bank

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