Total coal consumption reached 6.61 kt in 2015 in Cyprus, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 50.0 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total coal consumption in Cyprus reached an all time high of 166 kt in 1987 and an all time low of kt in. When compared to Cyprus's main peers, total coal consumption in Egypt amounted to 1,885 kt, 49,106 kt in Greece, 11,568 kt in Israel and 98,619 kt in Turkey in 2015.
Cyprus has been ranked 119th within the group of 128 countries we follow in terms of total coal consumption, 21 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams.