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Latest publication: Consumption of hard coal 2019, September

Published: 23 August 2006

Consumption of coal grew by over 50 per cent in January to June

In the first half of the current year, the consumption of coal in electricity and heat generation amounted to approximately 3.1 million tonnes (77, 000 TJ). The consumption grew by 54 per cent compared with the previous year's corresponding period and in all months of the period it was higher than one year previously. The growth was larger in the second quarter of the year than in the first quarter in both relative and absolute terms. The growth was mainly due to that the majority of the increased demand for electricity was satisfied with condensate power.

Data on stocks of coal now also contain an estimate of the size of the stocks not included in the inquiry.

Consumption of Hard Coal, 12-month moving total, million tonnes

Consumption of Hard Coal, 1000 t

  2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
January 490 580 820 890 380 550
February 600 440 750 720 430 600
March 640 420 730 660 570 670
April 430 320 660 550 280 420
May 340 190 570 490 230  370
June 260 130 380 460 90  450
July 190 210 380 410 50  
August 210 270 490 480  90  
September 230 450 650 430  90  
October 330 760 700 530 200  
November 420 770 700 630  300  
December 570 800 800 480  450  
 
1st and 2nd Quarter Total 2770 2090 3920 3770 1980 3050
 
Whole Year 4710 5360 7640 6720 3170  

Hard Coal Stocks, at the end of month, million tonnes

  2006
January 5,0
February 4,6
March 4,1
April 3,9
May 3,9
June 3,7

Source: As of the beginning of year 2005 Statistics Finland, years 1998-2004 Coal User's Committee / Finergy

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Last updated 23.8.2006

Referencing instructions:

Statistics: Consumption of hard coal [e-publication].
ISSN=1798-2588. June 2006. Helsinki: Statistics Finland [referred: 12.12.2019].
Access method: http://www.stat.fi/til/kivih/2006/06/kivih_2006_06_2006-08-23_tie_001_en.html