Lignite coal production reached 259 kt in 2004 in Austria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 79.6 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Austria reached an all time high of 3,634 kt in 1982 and an all time low of 259 kt in 2004. When compared to Austria's main peers, lignite coal production in Germany amounted to 200,539 kt and 12,392 kt in Hungary in 2004.
Austria has been ranked 33rd within the group of 36 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production, 3 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Lignite coal production is the sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines.