Coal and coal products; indigenous production, imports, exports; from 1802


This table presents the main figures for supply and consumption of primary coal (hard coal, lignite) and coal products in the Netherlands in a long time series.

Data available:
From 1802

Status of the figures:
Figures of 1802 up to and including 2017 are definite. Figures of 2018 and 2019 are revised provisional.

Changes as of 30 June 2020:
Revised provisional figures of 2019 have been added.

When will new figures be published?
Provisional figures: March/April in the following year.
Revised provisional figures: June/July in the following year.
Definite figures: december in the second following year.

Coal and coal products; indigenous production, imports, exports; from 1802

Periods Primary coalsTotal energy supply (TPES) (million kg) Primary coalsIndigenous production, total (million kg) Primary coalsIndigenous production hard coal (million kg) Primary coalsIndigenous production lignite (million kg) Primary coalsImports (million kg) Primary coalsExports (million kg) Primary coalsBunkers (million kg) Primary coalsStock change (million kg) Coal productsPatent fuel; output (million kg) Coal productsCoke-oven cokesOutput, total (million kg) Coal productsCoke-oven cokesManufacture of coke-oven products output (million kg) Coal productsCoke-oven cokesOutput, other (million kg) Coal productsGas works gasOutput by public gas works companies (million m3 natural gas equivalents) Coal productsGas works gasDelivery by energy companies (million m3 natural gas equivalents)
1802 154 . 15 . 139 0 . . . . . . . .
1850 516 . 17 . 515 16 . . . . . . . .
1900 5,321 . 320 . 5,482 481 . . . . . . . .
1925 . 7,325 7,117 208 . . . . 571 1,981 1,144 837 245 .
1950 . 12,441 12,247 194 . . 377 . 1,049 3,981 2,826 1,155 419 525
1960 17,381 12,502 12,498 4 7,099 2,192 28 . 1,181 4,809 4,517 292 287 815
1970 7,460 4,334 4,334 4,773 1,647 . 886 1,997 1,997 0
1980 6,112 7,071 1,260 301 2,455 2,455 0
1990 12,881 12,880 0 2,743 2,736 7
2000 12,742 12,619 123 2,127 2,116 11
2010 11,890 12,053 -163 2,030 2,022 9
2015 18,013 17,420 593 2,035 2,035
2016 16,513 16,386 127 2,034 2,034
2017 14,731 14,920 -188 1,964 1,964
2018 13,122 13,060 61 1,986 1,986
2019 10,187 10,374 -187 1,988 1,988
Source: CBS.
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