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Latest publication: Consumption of hard coal 2021, December

Published: 26 August 2011

Consumption of hard coal decreased by 6 per cent from January to June

According to Statistics Finland's preliminary data, consumption of hard coal decreased by six per cent in the January to June period compared with the corresponding period of last year. A total of 3.0 million tonnes (74,062 TJ) of hard coal was consumed as fuel in the generation of electricity and heat. Use of hard coal went down especially in separate production of electricity. Six per cent less coal was used in separate production of electricity than one year earlier.

Consumption of hard coal, million tonnes

Consumption of hard coal, million tonnes
The data for years 2010 and 2011 is preliminary.

In the January to June period, consumption of hard coal was 16 per cent down on the average for the 2000s. In June 2011, the stocks of hard coal were 8 per cent down year-on-year.

Source: Consumption of hard coal, Statistics Finland

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Updated 26.8.2011

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Official Statistics of Finland (OSF): Consumption of hard coal [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2588. June 2011. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 5.7.2022].
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