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

Table description


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 2020 are definite. Figures of 2021 are revised provisional.

Changes as of December 15th 2022:
Figures from 2015 up to and including 2019 have been revised. The most relevant adaptation is a small change of imports of hard coal and lignite of several million kg (maximum 0.1%) on a yearly basis. This table has been revised to ensure consistency with other StatLine tables dealing with coal. Also figures of 2020 and 2021 have been updated.

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

Description topics

Coal products
From coal derived products like coke-oven cokes, coke-oven gas and blast furnace gas.
Gas works gas
Gas derived from coal and destined for distribution in the gas network.
Output by public gas works companies
Output of gas works gas by public gas companies is sometimes lower than the delivery by energy companies, because other companies also produce gas works gas.
Delivery by energy companies
Output of gas works gas by public gas companies is sometimes lower than the delivery by energy companies, because other companies also produce gas works gas.