South Africa South Africa: Coal, total resources in place (thousand metric tons)


The data set "Coal, total resources in place (thousand metric tons)" for South Africa contains data from the year 1990 until 2014.
Coal that has a high degree of coalification with a gross calorific value above 23,865 KJ/kg (5,700 kcal/kg) on an ash-free but moist basis, and a mean random reflectance of vitrinite of at least 0.6. Slurries, middlings and other low-grade coal products, which cannot be classified according to the type of coal from which they are obtained, are included under hard coal. There are two sub-categories of hard coal: (i) coking coal and (ii) other bituminous coal and anthracite (also known as steam coal). Coking coal is a hard coal with a quality that allows the production of coke suitable to support a blast furnace charge. Steam coal is coal used for steam raising and space heating purposes and includes all anthracite coals and bituminous coals not classified as coking coal.
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Hard coal Daten

Data set Value
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Coal, total resources in place (thousand metric tons)
213,560,000
Coal, additional resources (thousand metric tons) 5,000,000
Coal, net inland availability (thousand metric tons) 22,284
Coal, gross inland availability (thousand metric tons) 185,895

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 57,398,421
Area (sq. km) 1,219,090.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 349,419,343,614
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 6,161
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