Lignite coal production reached 6,543 kt in 2015 in Macedonia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.43 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Macedonia reached an all time high of 9,049 kt in 2011 and an all time low of 6,543 kt in 2015. When compared to Macedonia's main peers, lignite coal production in Bulgaria amounted to 39,528 kt, 50,977 kt in Greece and 9,084 kt in Kosovo in 2015.
Macedonia has been ranked 23rd 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.