Lignite coal production reached 1,161,389 kt in 2015 in World, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.35 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, lignite coal production in World reached an all time high of 1,284,807 kt in 1989 and an all time low of 965,333 kt in 1999. When compared to World's main peers, lignite coal production in China amounted to 241,236 kt, 196,283 kt in Germany and 71,572 kt in USA in 2015.
World has been ranked 1st within the group of 37 countries we follow in terms of lignite coal production.
Lignite coal production is the sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines.