Statistics


Tons of Illinois Coal Produced
In Recent Decades
 
 
YearSurfaceUndergroundTotal
197033,268,53331,615,57064,884,103
197527,658,93631,880,08359,539,019
198027,573,74434,968,67362,542,417
198521,828,63338,915,62360,744,256
199018,645,93143,011,13761,657,068
19956,878,17242,659,01049,537,182
20003,809,87229,731,39933,541,271
20015,739,30528,054,20433,793,509
20026,382,07227,063,77633,445,848
20035,197,65625,938,20331,135,859
20044,962,53427,316,58732,279,112
20055,572,09626,367,52931,939,625
20065,583,71827,378,72832,962,446
20075,596,76226,809,97032,406,732
20085,838,82027,054,88732,893,707
20095,339,57128,406,60333,746,174
20104,950,78428,448,65533,399,439
20115,059,00432,717,37337,776,377
20125,649,37742,845,67148,495,048
20135,677,08946,446,54752,123,636
 2014    5,210,081      52,709,903       57,919,984
 2015      4,098,112     51,973,265        56,071,377
  

   

                    Number of Mines Operated:
                 Underground & Surface
 
 
YearTotalUndergroundSurface
199528208
199627198
199723176
199822157
199920155
200018126
200119136
200221156
200320137
200418126
200518126
200622157
200717116
200818117
200919118
201021147
201123149
201224159
20132214
8
                     2014     21                 13                     8
                     2015     21                  14                    7
 

 


     Number of Mine Employees 
 
YearSurfaceUndergroundTotal
19957644,8995,663
19966234,3855,008
19975113,8664,377
19984083,8514,259
19993773,2983,675
20003303,1313,461
20014413,0753,516
20024803,1023,582
20033123,2223,534
20043492,9033,252
20053933,6134,006
20064393,4763,915
20074152,9863,401
20084543,0233,477
20094542,8023,256
20104413,1203,561
20115143,7924,306
2012495
3,5013,996
20134263,6134,039
                  2014       421                 4,034             4,455
                  2015       318                  3,410             3,728