Table 7.2  Coal Production, 1949-2011
                     (Short Tons)



Year
Rank Mining Method Location


Total 1
Bituminous
Coal 1
Subbituminous
Coal

Lignite

Anthracite 1

Underground

Surface 1
East of the 
Mississippi 1
West of the 
Mississippi 1
1949
437,868,000     [2]   [2] 42,702,000   358,854,000   121,716,000   444,199,000   36,371,000   480,570,000  
1950
516,311,000     [2]   [2] 44,077,000   421,000,000   139,388,000   524,374,000   36,014,000   560,388,000  
1951
533,665,000     [2]   [2] 42,670,000   442,184,000   134,151,000   541,703,000   34,632,000   576,335,000  
1952
466,841,000     [2]   [2] 40,583,000   381,173,000   126,251,000   474,755,000   32,669,000   507,424,000  
1953
457,290,000     [2]   [2] 30,949,000   367,444,000   120,795,000   457,652,000   30,587,000   488,239,000  
1954
391,706,000     [2]   [2] 29,083,000   305,964,000   114,825,000   395,413,000   25,376,000   420,789,000  
1955
464,633,000     [2]   [2] 26,205,000   357,964,000   132,874,000   464,218,000   26,620,000   490,838,000  
1956
500,874,000     [2]   [2] 28,900,000   380,829,000   148,945,000   504,001,000   25,773,000   529,774,000  
1957
492,704,000     [2]   [2] 25,338,000   373,565,000   144,477,000   493,377,000   24,665,000   518,042,000  
1958
410,446,000     [2]   [2] 21,171,000   297,583,000   134,034,000   411,315,000   20,302,000   431,617,000  
1959
412,028,000     [2]   [2] 20,649,000   292,849,000   139,828,000   412,351,000   20,326,000   432,677,000  
1960
415,512,000     [2]   [2] 18,817,000   292,584,000   141,745,000   413,033,000   21,296,000   434,329,000  
1961
402,977,000     [2]   [2] 17,446,000   279,551,000   140,872,000   398,642,000   21,781,000   420,423,000  
1962
422,149,000     [2]   [2] 16,894,000   287,939,000   151,104,000   417,629,000   21,414,000   439,043,000  
1963
458,928,000     [2]   [2] 18,267,000   308,971,000   168,224,000   453,485,000   23,710,000   477,195,000  
1964
486,998,000     [2]   [2] 17,184,000   327,697,000   176,485,000   478,494,000   25,688,000   504,182,000  
1965
512,088,000     [2]   [2] 14,866,000   337,958,000   188,996,000   499,529,000   27,425,000   526,954,000  
1966
533,881,000     [2]   [2] 12,941,000   342,612,000   204,210,000   518,773,000   28,049,000   546,822,000  
1967
552,626,000     [2]   [2] 12,256,000   352,391,000   212,491,000   535,973,000   28,909,000   564,882,000  
1968
545,245,000     [2]   [2] 11,461,000   346,592,000   210,114,000   526,991,000   29,715,000   556,706,000  
1969
547,172,000   8,321,000   5,012,000   10,473,000   349,238,000   221,740,000   537,677,000   33,301,000   570,978,000  
1970
578,469,000   16,423,000   8,040,000   9,729,000   340,530,000   272,131,000   567,758,000   44,903,000   612,661,000  
1971
521,344,000   22,151,000   8,697,000   8,727,000   277,175,000   283,744,000   509,925,000   50,994,000   560,919,000  
1972
556,842,000   27,547,000   10,997,000   7,106,000   305,046,000   297,446,000   538,157,000   64,335,000   602,492,000  
1973
543,532,000   33,933,000   14,273,000   6,830,000   300,080,000   298,488,000   522,131,000   76,437,000   598,568,000  
1974
545,689,000   42,240,000   15,477,000   6,617,000   277,966,000   332,057,000   518,118,000   91,905,000   610,023,000  
1975
577,522,000   51,099,000   19,817,000   6,203,000   293,467,000   361,174,000   543,707,000   110,934,000   654,641,000  
1976
588,364,000   64,841,000   25,480,000   6,228,000   295,464,000   389,449,000   548,831,000   136,082,000   684,913,000  
1977
580,991,000   82,115,000   28,238,000   5,861,000   266,591,000   430,614,000   533,267,000   163,938,000   697,205,000  
1978
534,020,000   96,757,000   34,350,000   5,037,000   242,772,000   427,392,000   487,178,000   182,986,000   670,164,000  
1979
612,279,000   121,475,000   42,545,000   4,835,000   320,891,000   460,243,000   559,704,000   221,430,000   781,134,000  
1980
628,769,000   147,715,000   47,160,000   6,056,000   337,508,000   492,192,000   578,688,000   251,012,000   829,700,000  
1981
607,986,000   159,693,000   50,673,000   5,423,000   316,496,000   507,279,000   553,862,000   269,914,000   823,775,000  
1982
620,166,000   160,946,000   52,411,000   4,589,000   339,152,000   498,960,000   564,259,000   273,853,000   838,112,000  
1983
568,609,000   151,044,000   58,349,000   4,089,000   300,379,000   481,713,000   507,395,000   274,696,000   782,091,000  
1984
649,489,000   179,200,000   63,070,000   4,161,735   352,050,000   543,870,000   587,620,000   308,301,000   895,920,767  
1985
613,851,000   192,657,000   72,422,000   4,708,375   350,800,000   532,838,000   558,730,000   324,908,000   883,638,117  
1986
620,059,000   189,610,000   76,354,000   4,291,951   360,438,000   529,877,000   564,427,000   325,887,000   890,314,708  
1987
636,609,000   200,165,000   78,427,000   3,560,459   372,874,000   545,888,000   581,929,000   336,833,000   918,762,162  
1988
638,105,000   223,504,000   85,101,000   3,554,509   382,156,000   568,109,000   579,565,000   370,700,000   950,265,278  
1989
659,771,000   231,171,000   86,439,000   3,347,996   393,835,000   586,893,000   599,015,000   381,714,000   980,728,790  
1990
693,206,000   244,274,000   88,090,000   3,506,247   424,546,000   604,529,000   630,218,000   398,858,000   1,029,075,527  
1991
650,700,000   255,325,000   86,514,000   3,445,080   407,225,000   588,759,000   591,294,000   404,690,000   995,983,881  
1992
651,842,000   252,158,000   90,062,000   3,482,861   407,239,000   590,306,000   588,575,000   408,970,000   997,544,933  
1993
576,652,000   274,901,000   89,549,000   4,322,263   351,053,000   594,371,000   516,219,000   429,205,000   945,424,286  
1994
640,260,000   300,517,000   88,081,000   4,646,032   399,103,000   634,401,000   566,289,000   467,216,000   1,033,504,293  
1995
613,764,679   327,997,855   86,499,740   4,711,498   396,249,022   636,724,750   544,245,706   488,728,066   1,032,973,772  
1996
630,741,292   340,290,580   88,055,815   4,767,826   409,848,871   654,006,642   563,667,655   500,187,858   1,063,855,513  
1997
653,827,506   345,071,099   86,341,244   4,691,939   420,657,474   669,274,314   579,369,281   510,562,507   1,089,931,788  
1998
640,586,262   385,930,397   85,766,784   5,251,724   417,727,882   699,807,285   570,575,604   546,959,563   1,117,535,167  
1999
601,731,551   406,714,233   87,217,912   4,767,752   391,789,870   708,641,558   529,594,228   570,837,200   1,100,431,428  
2000
574,275,630   409,203,124   85,560,584   4,572,223   373,658,726   699,952,835   507,517,246   566,094,315   1,073,611,561  
2001
611,291,051 [1] 434,414,339   80,043,399   1,940,017 [1] 380,626,833   747,061,973 [1] 528,777,761 [1] 598,911,045 [1] 1,127,688,806 [1]
2002
572,103,243   438,353,294   82,459,406   1,367,118   357,384,967   736,898,094   492,915,076   601,367,985   1,094,283,061  
2003
541,475,747   442,618,093   86,366,464   1,292,269   352,784,686   718,967,887   469,246,727   602,505,846   1,071,752,573  
2004
561,484,652   465,368,953   83,539,698   1,705,567   367,557,255   744,541,615   484,795,840   627,303,030   1,112,098,870  
2005
571,177,133   474,675,461   83,941,728   1,703,777   368,611,500   762,886,599   493,801,042   637,697,057   1,131,498,099  
2006
561,631,018   515,332,638   84,248,267   1,537,736   359,021,815   803,727,844   490,797,869   671,951,790   1,162,749,659  
2007
542,757,594   523,724,347   78,584,915   1,568,489   351,789,934   794,845,411   478,161,383   668,473,962   1,146,635,345  
2008
555,267,210   539,145,383   75,683,638   1,712,438   357,079,371   814,729,298   493,342,095   678,466,574   1,171,808,669  
2009
504,101,778   496,421,871   72,478,549   1,921,194   332,061,582   742,861,810   449,593,554   625,329,838   1,074,923,392  
2010
489,532,051 [R] 514,829,513 [R] 78,230,494 [R] 1,776,090 [R] 337,154,614 [R] 747,213,534 [R] 446,196,808 [R] 638,171,340 [R] 1,084,368,148 [R]
2011
500,545,757 [E] 510,540,417 [E] 80,953,345 [E] 2,296,048 [E] 345,502,360 [E] 748,833,207 [E] 455,795,152 [E] 638,540,415 [E] 1,094,335,567 [P]
1Beginning in 2001, includes a small amount of refuse recovery. Note:  Totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.
2Included in "Bituminous Coal." Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/coal/.
R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  E=Estimate.   Sources:  ·  1949-1975—Bureau of Mines, Minerals Yearbook, "Coal—Bituminous and Lignite" and
"Coal—Pennsylvania Anthracite" chapters.  ·  1976—U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), Energy
Data Reports, Coal—Bituminous and Lignite in 1976 and Coal—Pennsylvania Anthracite 1976.  ·  1977
and 1978—EIA, Energy Data Reports, Bituminous Coal and Lignite Production and Mine
Operations—1977; 1978, Coal—Pennsylvania Anthracite 1977; 1978, and Coal Production, annual reports.
 ·  1979 and 1980—EIA, Energy Data Reports, Weekly Coal Report and Coal Production, annual reports.
·  1981-1988—EIA, Weekly Coal Production and Coal Production, annual reports.  ·  1989-2000—EIA,
Coal Industry Annual, annual reports.  ·  2001-2010—EIA, Annual Coal Report, annual reports.
·  2011—EIA, Quarterly Coal Report October-December 2011 (April 2012), Table 1; EIA, Form EIA-7A,
"Coal Production Report"; and U.S. Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Form
7000-2, "Quarterly Mine Employment and Coal Production Report."