Lignite coal production reached 8,342 kt in 2015 in Dem. People's Republic of Korea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.11 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Dem. People's Republic of Korea reached an all time high of 14,330 kt in 1989 and an all time low of 6,600 kt in 1998.
Dem. People's Republic of Korea has been ranked 21st within the group of 37 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.