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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Total primary coal production

34,238 (thousand short tons) in 2016

In 2016, primary coal production for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 34,238 thousand short tons. Though Democratic People's Republic of Korea primary coal production fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1997 - 2016 period ending at 34,238 thousand short tons in 2016.

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What is primary coal production?

The sum of sales, mine consumption, issues to miners, and issues to coke, briquetting, and other ancillary plants at mines. Production data include quantities extracted from surface and underground mines, and normally exclude wastes removed at mines or associated reparation plants. Primary coal is all coal milled and, when necessary, washed and sorted.

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What is Democratic People's Republic of Korea primary coal production?

Date Value Change, %
2016 34,238 12.99 %
2015 30,303 -10.83 %
2014 33,985 2.97 %
2013 33,005 -1.14 %
2012 33,387 0.35 %
2011 33,272 -6.15 %
2010 35,452 26.12 %
2009 28,109 1.76 %
2008 27,624 3.98 %
2007 26,566 -2.35 %
2006 27,205 2.58 %
2005 26,522