Lignite coal production reached 28,377 kt in 2015 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.22 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in India reached an all time high of 47,941 kt in 2012 and an all time low of 5,526 kt in 1980. When compared to India's main peers, lignite coal production in China amounted to 241,236 kt and 1,333 kt in Pakistan in 2015.
India has been ranked 15th 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.