Electricity production from coal sources reached 342,459 GWh in 2017 in Japan, according to World Bank / EIA. This is 3.5 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, electricity production from coal sources in Japan reached an all time high of 359,246 GWh in 2013 and an all time low of 37,200 GWh in 1960. When compared to Japan's main peers, electricity production from coal sources in China amounted to 4,360,863 GWh, 153,278 GWh in Russia, 264,414 GWh in South Korea and 1,314,043 GWh in USA in 2017.
Japan has been ranked 6th within the group of 29 countries we follow in terms of electricity production from coal sources.
Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity.
|Electricity Production from Coal Sources||Unit||2009||2010||2011||2012||2013||2014||2015||2016||2017|
|Dem. People's Republic of Korea||GWh||7,850||...||...||...||...||...||...|