The miners’ strike 30 years on

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Now and then, coal’s lost legacy

282 Collieries across the UK in 1984

35 Collieries across the UK in 2013

195,500 Workers employed by the UK coal industry in 1984

4,500 Workers employed by the UK coal industry in 2013

105 Million tonnes of coal produced by the UK in 1983-84

15 Million tonnes of coal produced by the UK in 2013

44 Collieries in the Barnsley, Doncaster and South Yorkshire Coal Fields in 1984

1 Colliery in the Barnsley, Doncaster and South Yorkshire Coal Fields in 2013

40,500 Workers employed in the Barnsley, Doncaster and South Yorkshire Coal Fields in 1984

600 Workers employed in the Barnsley, Doncaster and South Yorkshire Coal Fields in 2013

Figures: National Mining Museum, The Coal Authority, CoalPro. 2013 are latest figures available.