Domestic Coal Distribution by Consuming Sector
(Thousand Short Tons)
Entire South Atlantic Census Division


  Electric Power Sector Metallurgical Coke Production Other Industrial1 (Except Coke) Residential and Commercial Transportation Sector Total Tonnage
Tonnage Percent Tonnage Percent Tonnage Percent Tonnage Percent Tonnage Percent
2002 135,512 77.2 2,438 1.4 37,339 21.3 265 0.2 1 * 175,555
2001 152,807 82.6 1,887 1.0 29,858 16.1 482 0.3 5 * 185,039
2000 156,921 88.1 2,186 1.2 18,468 10.4 522 0.3 85 * 178,182
1999 148,280 89.0 2,557 1.5 14,896 8.9 755 0.5 158 0.1 166,646
1990 135,280 86.0 5,267 3.3 15,951 10.1 744 0.5 1 * 157,243
1979 90,592 83.1 7,889 7.2 10,234 9.4 242 0.2 0 0.0 108,957


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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
  • [1] Besides the manufacturing sector, "Other Industrial" includes the agricultural, construction, and mining industries, and coal used at coal mines or sold to their employees.
  • Data that are shown as "*" indicate a small actual value of less than 0.05, which rounds to zero.


  • Source:
  • Table 1.01, Coal Transportation: Rates and Trends in the United States, EIA