Annual report pursuant to Section 13 and 15(d)

Document and Entity Information Document

Document and Entity Information Document (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2011
Feb. 20, 2012
Jul. 01, 2011
Entity Information [Line Items]      
Entity Registrant Name COCA COLA CO    
Entity Central Index Key 0000021344    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2011    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,263,204,221  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes    
Entity Public Float     $ 148,385,503,727