Table 8.2 World Estimated Recoverable Coal Ranked in million short tons.
Region/Country Recoverable Anthracite and Bituminous 1 Recoverable Lignite and Subbituminous 1 Total Recoverable Coal 1
United States 2 126804 146852 273656
Russia 54110 118964 173074
China 68564 57651 126215
India 90826 2205 93031
Australia 46903 43585 90489
Germany 25353 47399 72753
South Africa 54586 0 54586
Ukraine 17939 19708 37647
Kazakhstan 34172 3307 37479
Poland 22377 2050 24427
Yugoslavia 71 17849 17919
Brazil 0 13149 13149
Colombia 6908 420 7328
Canada 3826 3425 7251
Czech Republic 2330 3929 6259
Indonesia 871 5049 5919
Botswana 4740 0 4740
Uzbekistan 1102 3307 4409
Turkey 306 3760 4066
Greece 0 3168 3168
Bulgaria 14 2974 2988
Pakistan 0 2497 2497
Iran 1885 0 1885
United Kingdom 1102 551 1653
Romania 1 1605 1606
Thailand 0 1398 1398
Mexico 948 387 1335
Chile 34 1268 1302
Hungary 0 1209 1209
Peru 1058 110 1168
subtotal 1074608
World Total 571224 512035 1083259

Modified from EIA excel sheet: All Countries, except United States: World Energy Council, Survey of Energy Resources 2001, October 2001. United States: Energy Information Administration. Unpublished file data of the Coal