Brazil 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.
  • Brazil coal usage/consumption for 2015 was 4.72%, a 0.19% increase from 2014.
  • Brazil coal usage/consumption for 2014 was 4.53%, a 0.72% increase from 2013.
  • Brazil coal usage/consumption for 2013 was 3.81%, a 1.22% increase from 2012.
  • Brazil coal usage/consumption for 2012 was 2.59%, a 0.26% increase 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%
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%
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%
Brazil Coal Usage/Consumption - Historical Data
Year % of Electricity from Coal Annual Change
2015 4.72% 0.19%
2014 4.53% 0.72%
2013 3.81% 1.22%
2012 2.59% 0.26%
2011 2.33% 0.13%
2010 2.20% 0.10%
2009 2.10% -0.51%
2008 2.61% 0.34%
2007 2.27% -0.24%
2006 2.50% -0.16%
2005 2.67% -0.07%
2004 2.73% 0.24%
2003 2.50% -0.17%
2002 2.66% -0.74%
2001 3.40% 0.24%
2000 3.15% 0.22%
1999 2.94% 0.74%
1998 2.19% -0.20%
1997 2.40% 0.31%
1996 2.09% 0.09%
1995 2.00% 0.07%
1994 1.93% -0.05%
1993 1.99% -0.12%
1992 2.11% -0.32%
1991 2.43% 0.29%
1990 2.13% -0.39%
1989 2.53% 0.26%
1988 2.26% -0.43%
1987 2.70% -0.36%
1986 3.06% 0.51%
1985 2.55% -0.16%
1984 2.71% 0.28%
1983 2.43% -0.64%
1982 3.07% -0.10%
1981 3.17% 0.70%
1980 2.47% 0.07%
1979 2.40% -0.32%
1978 2.71% 0.94%
1977 1.77% 0.11%
1976 1.67% -0.40%
1975 2.06% 0.22%
1974 1.84% -0.32%
1973 2.16% -1.31%
1972 3.47% 0.16%
1971 3.30% 0.16%