KNOEMA: Coal Data Atlas

40+ public energy-related datasets from the IEA, Eurostat, EIA, BP, WB, IMF and other authoritative sources.


The Coal Data Atlas offers key statistics focused particularly on energy produced from coal. It includes data on production, consumption, trade, reserves, stocks, and prices of coal. It also covers installed capacity and generation of electricity from coal. In addition, in the Coal Data Atlas, you’ll find coal supply and demand forecast and production facility data on coal plants. There is also data on different types of coal: lignite, hard coal, bituminous, sub-bituminous.

Topics covered:

– Coal price forecasts

– Coal supply and demand

– Coal trade

– Coal power plants

– Coal demand outlook


Datasets include:

– EIA International Energy Data

– BP BP Statistical Review of World Energy

– IMF Primary Commodity Price Statistics

– Eurostat Complete Energy Balances

– EIA U.S. Coal Statistics

– GEO World Power Plants Database

– 40+ others


Please see reference table COAL_DATASETS that includes the list of all tables/datasets included in this listing, with key details on each table/dataset including name, source, frequency of refresh, source, documentation on data, etc.

Fields include:

– Production of coal

– Coal reserves

– Hard coal production

– Coal mining industry employment

– Exports of coal


Sources include the IEA, Eurostat, EIA, BP, WB, IMF, End Coal, GEO (Global Energy Observatory), ExxonMobil. Datasets are updated within 1-7 days of the most recent data being made available by the underlying reporter. More detail on each of the datasets, fields, and sources included in the share can be found at the link in our documentation.

Use cases

– Forecasting coal demand and prices

– Coal energy markets analysis

– Estimating coal reserves


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