Contract Coal Tonnage, in South Atlantic Census Division by Length of Contract


Demand Region/Year Contract Duration
5 Years or Fewer 6-10 Years 11-30 Years 31 Years or Longer Validated Contractsa Unknown Contract Lengthb All Contracts
Tonnage (million short tons) Percent of Validated Tonnage Tonnage (million short tons) Percent of Validated Tonnage Tonnage (million short tons) Percent of Validated Tonnage Tonnage (million short tons) Percent of Validated Tonnage Tonnage (million short tons) Tonnage (million short tons) Percent of Total Tonnage All Tonnage (million short tons)
2001 51.3 62.6 11.9 14.5 10.4 12.7 8.4 10.2 82.0 30.6 27.2 112.6
2000 30.5 49.6 11.8 19.2 11.4 18.6 7.8 12.6 61.6 32.5 34.5 94.0
1999 36.2 45.8 12.9 16.3 21.4 27.2 8.4 10.7 78.9 30.0 27.5 108.9
1990 12.3 14.7 19.9 23.7 41.4 49.4 10.2 12.2 83.8 3.4 3.9 87.2
1979 10.6 14.2 12.0 16.0 41.9 56.2 10.1 13.5 74.6 - - 74.6


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Note:
  • South Atlantic Census Division includes Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida as displayed: Census Regions and Divisions Map
  • [a] Validated contracts are based on FERC Form 580 data and must report a contract start date and end date.
  • [b] Contract lengths are unknown for all Surface Transportation Board supplementary data and for certain incomplete FERC Form 580 reports.


  • Source:
  • Table 5.04, Coal Transportation: Rates and Trends in the United States, EIA