Queensland: Coal exports (2016)

Last Modified: Sat Jan 13 2018 21:22:01 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 220.8 million tonnes
    Amount of coal exported from Queensland in 2016, eclipsing last year’s record by 1 million tonnes. This has been an enormous boost to the Queensland economy, providing vital export income, royalties and jobs for Queenslanders.
  • 27
    countries in Europe, South America, Asia and the Middle East to which coal from Queensland was exported through 2016. The export figures were achieved with strong numbers across all of Queensland’s ports including Gladstone, Abbot Point, Dalrymple Bay.
  • $32.7 billion
    contribution to Queensland economy in 2015/16 from coal.
  • 183,000
    jobs supported.
  • $1 billion
    in royalties to the state.