Electricity production from coal

coal-power-plantGrade level: 3 -4th grades

Skills: Number comparison

Related environmental issues: Energy

Area level: Global

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The table shows world’s top 5 countries that produce the largest amount of electricity from coal in 2013.

  1. What country produces the largest amount electricity from coal in the world?
  2. Where does the United States rank in the world?
  3. What country has the number about the half the amount of the United States?

Source: IEA, 2014 Key World Energy Statistics

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Answer keys

  1. China
  2. 2nd
  3. India