Consumer Prices


Average Price of Coal Delivered to Consumer (Nominal Dollars per Short Ton)
Year Electric Utlity Other Industrial Plants
2000 34.09 41.91
1999 34.11 42.93
1998 34.73 43.60
1997 34.98 43.85
1996 35.73 43.51
1995 36.90 42.50
1994 37.05 41.56
1993 37.57 41.27
1992 37.81 40.97
1991 38.87 40.53
1990 39.29 41.05


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Note:
  • This data has been discontinued.
  • Average prices for electric utilities are based on cost including insurance and freight. Price data for other industrial plants are for manufacturing plants only. Average prices for other industrial plants are based on the cost including insurance, freight, and taxes.
  • Prices at coke plants were withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.

  • Source:
  • Table A14, Coal Industry Annual, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995 and 1994, EIA.
  • Implicit Gross Domestic Product (GDP) price deflator data has been taken from Survey of Current Business, Bureau of Economic Analysis, August 2001.