Bulgaria Coal Usage/Consumption 1971-2022

Sources of electricity refer to the inputs used to generate electricity. Coal refers to all coal and brown coal, both primary (including hard coal and lignite-brown coal) and derived fuels (including patent fuel, coke oven coke, gas coke, coke oven gas, and blast furnace gas). Peat is also included in this category.
  • Bulgaria coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 46.21%, a 0.81% increase from 2014.
  • Bulgaria coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 45.40%, a 0.37% increase from 2013.
  • Bulgaria coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 45.03%, a 4.09% decline from 2012.
  • Bulgaria coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 49.11%, a 5.94% decline from 2011.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name % of Electricity from Coal
Botswana 96.36%
South Africa 92.71%
Serbia 72.43%
Kazakhstan 71.57%
China 70.31%
Bosnia 63.98%
North Macedonia 58.36%
Montenegro 50.35%
Bulgaria 46.21%
Malaysia 42.28%
Mauritius 39.44%
Turkey 29.10%
Romania 27.64%
Guatemala 21.36%
Thailand 19.45%
Russia 14.82%
Dominican Republic 12.86%
Colombia 11.85%
Mexico 10.87%
Brazil 4.72%
Peru 0.84%
Namibia 0.46%
Iran 0.16%
Suriname 0.00%
Cuba 0.00%
Jamaica 0.00%
Azerbaijan 0.00%
Costa Rica 0.00%
Iraq 0.00%
Armenia 0.00%
Albania 0.00%
Paraguay 0.00%
Venezuela 0.00%
Gabon 0.00%
Libya 0.00%
Ecuador 0.00%
Lebanon 0.00%
Turkmenistan 0.00%
Belarus 0.00%
Algeria 0.00%
Jordan 0.00%
Bulgaria Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 46.21% 0.81%
2014 45.40% 0.37%
2013 45.03% -4.09%
2012 49.11% -5.94%
2011 55.05% 5.92%
2010 49.13% -0.67%
2009 49.79% -2.29%
2008 52.08% -0.23%
2007 52.32% 10.11%
2006 42.21% -0.15%
2005 42.36% -3.77%
2004 46.12% 0.14%
2003 45.98% 4.78%
2002 41.20% -4.18%
2001 45.38% 3.05%
2000 42.33% -1.03%
1999 43.36% -1.40%
1998 44.76% -0.24%
1997 45.00% 4.27%
1996 40.73% -1.30%
1995 42.02% -2.95%
1994 44.97% -0.82%
1993 45.79% -4.80%
1992 50.59% -0.80%
1991 51.39% 1.13%
1990 50.26% 12.00%
1989 38.26% 1.68%
1988 36.58% -7.58%
1987 44.17% 2.06%
1986 42.10% 5.65%
1985 36.45% -9.11%
1984 45.56% 0.49%
1983 45.06% -1.97%
1982 47.04% 1.25%
1981 45.79% -3.36%
1980 49.15% 1.90%
1979 47.25% 1.39%
1978 45.87% -1.16%
1977 47.03% -5.73%
1976 52.76% -12.11%
1975 64.87% -5.28%
1974 70.16% -7.12%
1973 77.28% -4.11%
1972 81.39% -0.12%
1971 81.50% -0.12%