Lignite coal production reached 50,977 kt in 2015 in Greece, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 9.05 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Greece reached an all time high of 77,678 kt in 2002 and an all time low of 25,571 kt in 1980. When compared to Greece's main peers, lignite coal production in Bulgaria amounted to 39,528 kt, 6,543 kt in Macedonia and 46,297 kt in Turkey in 2015.
Greece has been ranked 10th within the group of 37 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production, 2 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.