Coal

Find statistics on coal production, consumption, exports, imports, stocks, mining, and prices.

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Summary

Coal overview

Prices
  • Spot prices (regional)
    Released: Weekly (on Mondays) from Coal Market Report
  • Futures prices (NYMEX near-month contract final settlement price)
    Released: Weekly (on Mondays) from Coal Market Report
  • Average sales price
    Interactive data from Coal Data Browser

  • PDF XLSAverage delivered prices to end use sector by Census division and state
  • INTERACTIVEPrice of coal shipments to the electric power sector, by Census division, and state
Reserves  
Demonstrated Reserve Base
Release date: March 24, 2016 | data from: U.S. Coal Reserves

Recoverable reserves
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
  • PDF XLSAt producing mines, estimated recoverable, and Demonstrated Reserve Base; by mine type
  • PDF XLSAt producing underground coal mines by state and mining method
  • PDF XLSAt producing mines by mine production range and mine type
  • PDF XLS INTERACTIVEAt producing mines by state
Consumption
MonthlyPDF CSV XLS INTERACTIVE
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser

Quarterly
  • PDF XLSBy sector
  • PDF XLS At manufacturing plants by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code
Annual
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
  • PDF XLS By sector (latest year), Census division and state
  • PDF XLS INTERACTIVEBy sector (1949-2011)
  • INTERACTIVE By electric power sector, Census division, and state
  • INTERACTIVE By commercial, coke plants, and other industrial, Census division, and state
International coal consumption
Data from: International Energy Portal

Production
Detailed data from the EIA-7A and the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration (back to 1983)
Production, company and mine information, operation type, union status, labor hours, and number of employees

Weekly estimates
Released: Weekly (on Thursday) from Weekly Coal Production Report

Quarterly PDF XLS

Annual
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
  • PDF XLS INTERACTIVE By state and mine type
  • PDF XLS By state, county, and mine type
  • PDF XLS By state and coal rank
  • PDF XLS Coal mining productivity & employees by state and mine type
  • INTERACTIVE Detailed mine level production data
  • PDF XLSBy coal rank and mining method, 1949-2011
International production
Data from: International Energy Portal

Stocks
Quarterly
  • PDF XLS By consuming sector and by producers
  • PDF XLS At coke plants by Census division
  • PDF XLS At other industrial plants by Census division and state
  • PDF XLS At manufacturing plants by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code
  • PDF XLS At commercial and institutional users by Census division and state
  • PDF XLS Coke and breeze stocks at coke plants by Census division
PDF CSV XLS  INTERACTIVE Monthly by sector
Interactive data from Total Energy Browser

PDF XLSAnnual by sector
Imports, exports & distribution
Imports by country of origin
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser
Exports by country of destination
Interactive data from Coal Data Browser

Distribution
By origin/destination state, consuming sector, and method of transportation

Coal-fired electric power plants  
Detailed EIA-860 data back to 2003
Capacity, energy source, date of first operation, and planned retirement date for coal-fired generating units
Transportation costs to electric power sector  

Real average transportation costs (back to 2008) - methodology
Release date: February 23, 2016 | data from Form EIA-923, "Power Plant Operations Report"

  • Delivered costs
    • XLS By year and primary transport mode
    • XLS By primary transport mode and supply region
  • From coal basin to state
  • From state to state
 

Regular Weekly Releases*

Monday

Coal Markets (*Formerly Weekly NYMEX Coal Futures and Coal News & Markets)

Thursday

Weekly Coal Production

*No releases: Tuesday, Wednesday, or Friday. Releases change on weeks with federal holidays.