Lignite coal production reached 46,297 kt in 2015 in Turkey, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 32.9 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in Turkey reached an all time high of 83,964 kt in 2008 and an all time low of 15,949 kt in 1980. When compared to Turkey's main peers, lignite coal production in Bulgaria amounted to 39,528 kt and 50,977 kt in Greece in 2015.
Turkey has been ranked 11th within the group of 37 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production, 1 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.