Total primary coal production reached 48,824 kt in 2015 in Turkey, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 32.1 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, total primary coal production in Turkey reached an all time high of 87,633 kt in 2009 and an all time low of 20,776 kt in 1980. When compared to Turkey's main peers, total primary coal production in Bulgaria amounted to 39,528 kt, 50,977 kt in Greece and 1,213 kt in Iran in 2015.
Turkey has been ranked 17th within the group of 68 countries we follow in terms of total primary coal production, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Total primary coal production is the sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines.