Total Coal Consumption fell 8.05% to 4,573 kt in Belgium in 2015

Total Coal Consumption (kt), 2015
Metals & Mining | Belgium | July 14, 2018
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Total coal consumption fell 8.05% to 4,573 kt in Belgium in 2015, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, total coal consumption in Belgium reached an all time high of 22,450 kt in 1982 and an all time low of 4,573 kt in 2015. When compared to Belgium's main peers, total coal consumption in France amounted to 15,045 kt, 262,922 kt in Germany, 80.5 kt in Luxembourg and 19,883 kt in Netherlands in 2015.

Belgium has been ranked 48th within the group of 126 countries we follow in terms of total coal consumption, 10 places below the position seen 10 years ago.

Total Coal Consumption Unit 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Austria kt 4,538 4,233 4,335 3,956 3,931
Belgium kt 5,176 6,121 5,734 5,738 5,611
Denmark kt 7,500 7,350 6,127 4,803 6,072
France kt 18,856 18,216 15,088 17,569 19,511
Germany kt 247,867 253,876 258,751 271,234 270,152
Italy kt 21,057 23,999 26,946 27,762 23,232
Luxembourg kt 116 112 98.1 90.4 82.7
Netherlands kt 13,191 13,109 12,898 14,122 14,322
Poland kt 140,908 155,369 158,514 155,991 159,747
Spain kt 21,487 16,431 27,548 31,306 22,655
United Kingdom kt 53,274 56,574 56,776 70,593 66,154