Coal Statistics

Comprehensive historical review and current market trends in the world coal sector

The IEA's Coal Information provides a comprehensive review of historical and current market trends in the world coal sector, including 2017 provisional data. It provides a review of the world coal market in 2016, alongside a statistical overview of developments, which covers world coal production and coal reserves, coal demand by type, coal trade and coal prices (Documentation).

Quarterly Coal Statistics is a free service that provides the latest quarterly trends on production and trade of coal mainly in, but not limited to, the OECD area. The information contained in the data sets covers world steam coal, coking coal, and lignite production, trade, and imports and exports for OECD Member countries (Documentation). The service can be accessed for free through IEA Data Services by logging in as GUEST here.


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