Official Statistics of Finland

Consumption of hard coal

Producer: Statistics Finland
Data:

Latest release:
Consumption of hard coal was at its lowest in over three decades in 2015
28 Jan 2016
According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, the consumption of hard coal decreased by 26 per cent last year in comparison with the previous year. The consumption of hard coal as a fuel in the generation of electricity and heat amounted to 2.6 million tonnes, corresponding to 66 petajoules in energy content. The consumption of hard coal has last been at this low level in the early 1980s. Compared to the average for the 2000s, the consumption of hard coal was 45 per cent lower.

Next release:
28 Apr 2016

Description: The statistics describe the use of hard coal in generation of electricity and heat in Finland.
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Keywords: bituminous coal, energy, energy consumption, fuels, hard coal.
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Change: Consumption of hard coal data are updated
28 Jan 2013
Consumption of hard coal data (StatFin online service) are updated year 2000 to revised annual data with the new data source due.

Referencing instructions:

Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumption of hard coal [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2588. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 9.2.2016].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kivih/index_en.html

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