Total coal consumption reached 40.8 kt in 1995 in Malta, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 82.4 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total coal consumption in Malta reached an all time high of 334 kt in 1989 and an all time low of kt in. When compared to Malta's main peers, total coal consumption in Greece amounted to 64,435 kt, 19,966 kt in Italy, 109 kt in Tunisia and 67,339 kt in Turkey in 1995.
Malta has been ranked 96th within the group of 121 countries we follow in terms of total coal consumption, 33 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.