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Economy > Oil > Proved reserves per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of crude oil in barrels (bbl). Proved reserves are those quantities of petroleum which, by analysis of geological and engineering data, can be estimated with a high degree of confidence to be commercially recoverable from a given date forward, from known reservoirs and under current economic conditions. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kuwait 33,283.14 bbl 2011
2 Qatar 13,281.69 bbl 2011
3 United Arab Emirates 10,957.87 bbl 2011
4 Saudi Arabia 9,459.07 bbl 2011
5 Libya 7,605.8 bbl 2011
6 Venezuela 7,159.17 bbl 2011
7 Canada 5,080.62 bbl 2011
8 Iraq 3,620.9 bbl 2011
9 Brunei 2,705.95 bbl 2011
10 Oman 1,818.32 bbl 2011
11 Iran 1,816.39 bbl 2011
12 Kazakhstan 1,811.74 bbl 2011
13 Equatorial Guinea 1,536.32 bbl 2011
14 Gabon 1,254.68 bbl 2011
15 Norway 1,159.69 bbl 2010
16 Azerbaijan 763.1 bbl 2011
17 Trinidad and Tobago 546.33 bbl 2011
18 East Timor 470.97 bbl 2011
19 Angola 470.75 bbl 2011
20 Ecuador 426.98 bbl 2011
21 Russia 419.7 bbl 2011
22 Congo, Republic of the 377.01 bbl 2011
23 Algeria 323.07 bbl 2011
24 Nigeria 226.56 bbl 2011
25 Suriname 148.94 bbl 2011
26 Australia 148.63 bbl 2011
27 Denmark 145.77 bbl 2011
28 Malaysia 139.09 bbl 2011
29 Sudan 137.25 bbl 2011
30 Yemen 128.73 bbl 2011
31 Chad 124.17 bbl 2011
32 Turkmenistan 117.49 bbl 2011
33 Syria 113.83 bbl 2011
34 Bahrain 96.38 bbl 2011
35 Mexico 87.3 bbl 2011
36 United States 66.37 bbl 2011
37 Brazil 65.3 bbl 2011
38 Albania 63.13 bbl 2011
39 Argentina 61.5 bbl 2011
40 Egypt 55.42 bbl 2011
41 United Kingdom 45.54 bbl 2011
42 Bolivia 45.04 bbl 2011
43 Colombia 40.36 bbl 2011
44 Tunisia 39.82 bbl 2011
45 Uganda 29.42 bbl 2010
46 Romania 28.06 bbl 2011
47 Mauritania 27.01 bbl 2011
48 Ghana 26.59 bbl 2011
49 New Zealand 25.54 bbl 2011
50 Belize 21.18 bbl 2011
51 Belarus 20.9 bbl 2011
52 Uzbekistan 20.24 bbl 2011
53 Netherlands 18.57 bbl 2011
54 Peru 17.99 bbl 2011
55 Croatia 16.59 bbl 2011
56 Indonesia 16.37 bbl 2011
57 China 15.14 bbl 2011
58 Papua New Guinea 12.55 bbl 2011
59 Cuba 11 bbl 2011
60 Serbia 10.68 bbl 2011
61 Cameroon 9.45 bbl 2011
62 Chile 8.67 bbl 2011
63 Ukraine 8.64 bbl 2011
64 Italy 7.85 bbl 2011
65 Georgia 7.81 bbl 2011
66 Kyrgyzstan 7.25 bbl 2011
67 Vietnam 6.83 bbl 2011
68 Thailand 6.53 bbl 2011
69 Barbados 6.35 bbl 2011
70 Austria 5.94 bbl 2011
71 Guatemala 5.65 bbl 2011
72 Cote d'Ivoire 5.16 bbl 2011
73 India 4.65 bbl 2011
74 Lithuania 3.96 bbl 2011
75 Turkey 3.7 bbl 2011
76 Germany 3.37 bbl 2011
77 Spain 3.25 bbl 2011
78 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.82 bbl 2011
79 Hungary 2.66 bbl 2011
80 Poland 2.52 bbl 2010
81 Bulgaria 2.04 bbl 2011
82 Pakistan 1.78 bbl 2011
83 Slovakia 1.67 bbl 2011
84 Tajikistan 1.54 bbl 2011
85 Philippines 1.46 bbl 2011
86 Czech Republic 1.43 bbl 2011
87 France 1.4 bbl 2011
88 Burma 0.955 bbl 2011
89 Greece 0.885 bbl 2011
90 Benin 0.818 bbl 2011
91 Japan 0.345 bbl 2011
92 South Africa 0.297 bbl 2011
93 Israel 0.25 bbl 2011
94 Bangladesh 0.183 bbl 2011
95 Jordan 0.162 bbl 2011
96 Taiwan 0.103 bbl 2011
97 Morocco 0.0212 bbl 2011
98 Ethiopia 0.00481 bbl 2011
=99 Saint Helena 0.0 2011
=99 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.0 2011
=99 Swaziland 0.0 2010
=99 Burkina Faso 0.0 2011
=99 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0 2011
=99 Dominica 0.0 2011
=99 Liberia 0.0 2011
=99 Tanzania 0.0 2011
=99 Madagascar 0.0 2011
=99 South Korea 0.0 2011
=99 Afghanistan 0.0 2011
=99 Gaza Strip 0.0 2010
=99 Vanuatu 0.0 2011
=99 Nauru 0.0 2011
=99 Malawi 0.0 2011
=99 Montenegro 0.0 2011
=99 Virgin Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Dominican Republic 0.0 2011
=99 Finland 0.0 2011
=99 Central African Republic 0.0 2011
=99 Mauritius 0.0 2011
=99 Portugal 0.0 2011
=99 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Guinea 0.0 2011
=99 Panama 0.0 2010
=99 Costa Rica 0.0 2011
=99 Luxembourg 0.0 2011
=99 American Samoa 0.0 2011
=99 Gibraltar 0.0 2011
=99 Ireland 0.0 2011
=99 El Salvador 0.0 2011
=99 Rwanda 0.0 2011
=99 Hong Kong 0.0 2011
=99 Sierra Leone 0.0 2011
=99 Moldova 0.0 2011
=99 Estonia 0.0 2011
=99 Lebanon 0.0 2011
=99 Fiji 0.0 2011
=99 Nepal 0.0 2011
=99 Maldives 0.0 2011
=99 Senegal 0.0 2011
=99 Zimbabwe 0.0 2011
=99 Republic of Macedonia 0.0 2011
=99 Paraguay 0.0 2011
=99 Botswana 0.0 2011
=99 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 2010
=99 Cambodia 0.0 2011
=99 The Gambia 0.0 2011
=99 Aruba 0.0 2011
=99 Cape Verde 0.0 2011
=99 Slovenia 0.0 2011
=99 The Bahamas 0.0 2011
=99 Greenland 0.0 2011
=99 Niue 0.0 2011
=99 Samoa 0.0 2011
=99 Jamaica 0.0 2011
=99 Macau 0.0 2011
=99 Guam 0.0 2011
=99 Lesotho 0.0 2011
=99 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 2011
=99 Kenya 0.0 2011
=99 Eritrea 0.0 2011
=99 Solomon Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Saint Lucia 0.0 2011
=99 Cyprus 0.0 2011
=99 Mongolia 0.0 2010
=99 Bermuda 0.0 2011
=99 Somalia 0.0 2011
=99 Laos 0.0 2011
=99 Cook Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2011
=99 Togo 0.0 2010
=99 Armenia 0.0 2011
=99 Tonga 0.0 2010
=99 Western Sahara 0.0 2011
=99 Cayman Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Sweden 0.0 2011
=99 British Virgin Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Mali 0.0 2011
=99 Tokelau 0.0 2011
=99 Latvia 0.0 2011
=99 Mozambique 0.0 2011
=99 Niger 0.0 2011
=99 Faroe Islands 0.0 2011
=99 Puerto Rico 0.0 2011
=99 Belgium 0.0 2011
=99 Kiribati 0.0 2011
=99 Haiti 0.0 2011
=99 French Polynesia 0.0 2011
=99 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2011
=99 Switzerland 0.0 2011
=99 Grenada 0.0 2011
=99 Seychelles 0.0 2010
=99 Uruguay 0.0 2010
=99 Djibouti 0.0 2011
=99 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2011
=99 Burundi 0.0 2011
=99 Nicaragua 0.0 2011
=99 Bhutan 0.0 2011
=99 Malta 0.0 2011
=99 Iceland 0.0 2011
=99 Zambia 0.0 2011
=99 Montserrat 0.0 2011
=99 New Caledonia 0.0 2011
=99 North Korea 0.0 2011
=99 Guyana 0.0 2011
=99 Honduras 0.0 2011
=99 Singapore 0.0 2011
=99 Sri Lanka 0.0 2011
=99 Namibia 0.0 2011
=99 Comoros 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Oil > Proved reserves per capita", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Oil/Proved-reserves-per-capita

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