Coal statistics

Data on coal and coal-related products, including production, supply, consumption, stocks and mines.

Coal statistics examines trends in coal and coal-related products, covering:

  • production 
  • supply
  • consumption 
  • stocks 
  • mines

Our tables in Energy Trends and the Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES) include commentary explaining key trends. The chapters provide a more in-depth review for the most recent period. 

If you have questions about these statistics, please email:

Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES): annual data

Annual review of the UK’s coal sector, with data provided on production, mines, stocks and demand by detailed sector splits. A summary and explanation of long term trends are provided in the chapter text.

Energy trends: quarterly and monthly data

Quarterly and monthly data on production, trade, stocks and demand of coal by broad sector.


Supplementary information on the data and methods used to produce coal statistics. Information on any changes to the statistics are also provided.

Historical time series data

Long-term time series data, published every July alongside DUKES.

Published 26 September 2013
Last updated 29 September 2016 + show all updates
  1. Energy Trends September 2016 special feature article added.

  2. Energy Trends September 2015 special feature article added.

  3. First published.