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Energy > Natural gas > Consumption: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is the total natural gas consumed in cubic meters (cu m). The discrepancy between the amount of natural gas produced and/or imported and the amount consumed and/or exported is due to the omission of stock changes and other complicating factors..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United StatesUnited States 689.9 billion cu m 2011
2 European UnionEuropean Union 487.9 billion cu m 2009
3 RussiaRussia 460 billion cu m 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 169.48 billion cu m 2011
4 ChinaChina 147.1 billion cu m 2011
5 IranIran 144.6 billion cu m 2010
6 JapanJapan 112.6 billion cu m 2011
7 CanadaCanada 103.3 billion cu m 2011
8 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 99.23 billion cu m 2011
9 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 82.21 billion cu m 2011
10 GermanyGermany 78.99 billion cu m 2011
11 ItalyItaly 77.83 billion cu m 2011
12 IndiaIndia 61.1 billion cu m 2011
13 United Arab EmiratesUAE 60.54 billion cu m 2010
14 MexicoMexico 59.15 billion cu m 2011
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 59.14 billion cu m 2007
15 UkraineUkraine 56.2 billion cu m 2010
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 56.15 billion cu m 2007
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 55.13 billion cu m 2011
16 NetherlandsNetherlands 49.05 billion cu m 2011
17 UzbekistanUzbekistan 46.8 billion cu m 2012
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 46.53 billion cu m 2011
18 EgyptEgypt 46.17 billion cu m 2010
19 South KoreaSouth Korea 45.9 billion cu m 2011
20 ThailandThailand 45.08 billion cu m 2010
21 TurkeyTurkey 44.71 billion cu m 2011
22 ArgentinaArgentina 43.29 billion cu m 2010
23 PakistanPakistan 42.9 billion cu m 2011
24 FranceFrance 41.52 billion cu m 2011
25 IndonesiaIndonesia 39.56 billion cu m 2010
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 34.49 billion cu m 2001
26 SpainSpain 33.55 billion cu m 2011
27 VenezuelaVenezuela 33.1 billion cu m 2011
28 MalaysiaMalaysia 32.62 billion cu m 2010
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 30.94 billion cu m 2010
29 AlgeriaAlgeria 28.82 billion cu m 2010
30 AustraliaAustralia 27.56 billion cu m 2011
31 BrazilBrazil 26.7 billion cu m 2011
32 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 25 billion cu m 2011
33 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 23.32 billion cu m 2010
Eurozone averageEurozone average 22.38 billion cu m 2010
NATO countries averageNATO average 22.15 billion cu m 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 22 billion cu m 2010
34 BelarusBelarus 21.82 billion cu m 2010
35 QatarQatar 21.8 billion cu m 2010
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 21.14 billion cu m 2010
European Union averageEuropean Union average 20.31 billion cu m 2009
36 BangladeshBangladesh 19.91 billion cu m 2010
37 OmanOman 17.53 billion cu m 2011
38 TaiwanTaiwan 16.37 billion cu m 2011
39 PolandPoland 14.38 billion cu m 2011
40 RomaniaRomania 14.2 billion cu m 2011
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 13.46 billion cu m 2010
41 BelgiumBelgium 13.46 billion cu m 2011
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 13.45 billion cu m 2010
42 BahrainBahrain 12.77 billion cu m 2010
43 KuwaitKuwait 12.62 billion cu m 2010
44 HungaryHungary 11.9 billion cu m 2012
45 VietnamVietnam 10.2 billion cu m 2012
46 KazakhstanKazakhstan 10.2 billion cu m 2011
47 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 9.92 billion cu m 2010
48 SyriaSyria 9.63 billion cu m 2010
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 9.42 billion cu m 2010
49 AustriaAustria 9.27 billion cu m 2011
50 ColombiaColombia 9.08 billion cu m 2010
51 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 8.94 billion cu m 2011
52 SingaporeSingapore 8.78 billion cu m 2011
53 BoliviaBolivia 8.59 billion cu m 2012
54 LibyaLibya 6.84 billion cu m 2010
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 6.78 billion cu m 2010
55 SlovakiaSlovakia 6.47 billion cu m 2011
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 6.24 billion cu m 2010
56 PeruPeru 5.49 billion cu m 2010
57 ChileChile 5.3 billion cu m 2010
58 PortugalPortugal 5.21 billion cu m 2011
59 NigeriaNigeria 5.03 billion cu m 2010
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 4.99 billion cu m 2010
60 IrelandIreland 4.98 billion cu m 2011
Hot countries averageHot countries average 4.92 billion cu m 2010
61 NorwayNorway 4.81 billion cu m 2011
62 GreeceGreece 4.74 billion cu m 2011
63 New ZealandNew Zealand 4.28 billion cu m 2011
64 DenmarkDenmark 4.18 billion cu m 2011
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 4.11 billion cu m 2010
65 FinlandFinland 4.1 billion cu m 2011
66 South AfricaSouth Africa 4.01 billion cu m 2010
67 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 3.68 billion cu m 2011
68 IsraelIsrael 3.65 billion cu m 2010
69 LithuaniaLithuania 3.3 billion cu m 2012
70 TunisiaTunisia 3.28 billion cu m 2010
71 BurmaBurma 3.24 billion cu m 2010
72 BruneiBrunei 2.97 billion cu m 2010
73 PhilippinesPhilippines 2.86 billion cu m 2010
74 SerbiaSerbia 2.84 billion cu m 2012
75 Hong KongHong Kong 2.79 billion cu m 2012
76 CroatiaCroatia 2.75 billion cu m 2012
77 BulgariaBulgaria 2.54 billion cu m 2010
78 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 2.35 billion cu m 2010
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 2.19 billion cu m 2010
79 ArmeniaArmenia 2.08 billion cu m 2011
80 GeorgiaGeorgia 1.97 billion cu m 2012
81 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 1.58 billion cu m 2010
82 LatviaLatvia 1.52 billion cu m 2010
83 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 1.5 billion cu m 2010
84 JordanJordan 1.4 billion cu m 2011
85 IraqIraq 1.3 billion cu m 2010
86 SwedenSweden 1.3 billion cu m 2011
87 LuxembourgLuxembourg 1.18 billion cu m 2011
88 MoldovaMoldova 1.09 billion cu m 2011
89 SloveniaSlovenia 1.06 billion cu m 2010
90 CubaCuba 1.03 billion cu m 2012
91 YemenYemen 950 million cu m 2010
92 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 930 million cu m 2010
93 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 820 million cu m 2010
94 TanzaniaTanzania 780 million cu m 2010
95 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 770 million cu m 2010
96 AngolaAngola 733 million cu m 2010
97 EstoniaEstonia 701 million cu m 2010
Failed states averageFailed states average 594.67 million cu m 2010
98 MoroccoMorocco 560 million cu m 2010
99 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 462.5 million cu m 2010
100 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 390 million cu m 2010
101 EcuadorEcuador 330 million cu m 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 294.65 million cu m 2010
102 CameroonCameroon 210 million cu m 2010
103 TajikistanTajikistan 172 million cu m 2012
104 LebanonLebanon 150 million cu m 2010
105 AfghanistanAfghanistan 140 million cu m 2010
106 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 136.6 million cu m 2011
107 GhanaGhana 120 million cu m 2010
108 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 110 million cu m 2010
109 GabonGabon 80 million cu m 2010
110 MozambiqueMozambique 80 million cu m 2010
111 UruguayUruguay 80 million cu m 2010
112 BarbadosBarbados 20 million cu m 2010
113 SenegalSenegal 20 million cu m 2010
114 AlbaniaAlbania 10 million cu m 2010
115 ArubaAruba 1 cu m 2010
116 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 0.0 2010
117 East TimorEast Timor 0.0 2010
118 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 0.0 2010
119 EthiopiaEthiopia 0.0 2010
120 SwazilandSwaziland 0.0 2010
121 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 0.0 2010
122 DominicaDominica 0.0 2010
123 LiberiaLiberia 0.0 2010
124 MadagascarMadagascar 0.0 2010
125 VanuatuVanuatu 0.0 2010
126 NauruNauru 0.0 2010
127 MalawiMalawi 0.0 2010
128 MontenegroMontenegro 0.0 2010
129 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 0.0 2010
130 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 0.0 2010
131 MauritiusMauritius 0.0 2010
132 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 0.0 2010
133 GuineaGuinea 0.0 2010
134 PanamaPanama 0.0 2010
135 Costa RicaCosta Rica 0.0 2010
136 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 0.0 2010
137 GibraltarGibraltar 0.0 2010
138 El SalvadorEl Salvador 0.0 2010
139 RwandaRwanda 0.0 2010
140 BelizeBelize 0.0 2010
141 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 0.0 2010
142 KosovoKosovo 0.0 2007
143 FijiFiji 0.0 2010
144 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands 0.0 2010
145 SudanSudan 0.0 2010
146 NepalNepal 0.0 2010
147 MaldivesMaldives 0.0 2012
148 SurinameSuriname 0.0 2010
149 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.0 2010
150 MauritaniaMauritania 0.0 2010
151 ParaguayParaguay 0.0 2010
152 BotswanaBotswana 0.0 2010
153 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 0.0 2010
154 CambodiaCambodia 0.0 2010
155 The GambiaThe Gambia 0.0 2010
156 Cape VerdeCape Verde 0.0 2010
157 GuatemalaGuatemala 0.0 2010
158 The BahamasThe Bahamas 0.0 2010
159 GreenlandGreenland 0.0 2010
160 NiueNiue 0.0 2010
161 SamoaSamoa 0.0 2010
162 JamaicaJamaica 0.0 2010
163 West BankWest Bank 0.0 2010
164 MacauMacau 0.0 2012
165 GuamGuam 0.0 2010
166 LesothoLesotho 0.0 2010
167 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 0.0 2010
168 KenyaKenya 0.0 2010
169 EritreaEritrea 0.0 2010
170 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 0.0 2010
171 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 0.0 2010
172 CyprusCyprus 0.0 2010
173 MongoliaMongolia 0.0 2010
174 BermudaBermuda 0.0 2012
175 SomaliaSomalia 0.0 2010
176 LaosLaos 0.0 2010
177 Cook IslandsCook Islands 0.0 2010
178 BeninBenin 0.0 2010
179 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 0.0 2010
180 TogoTogo 0.0 2010
181 TongaTonga 0.0 2010
182 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 0.0 2010
183 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 0.0 2010
184 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 0.0 2010
185 MaliMali 0.0 2010
186 ChadChad 0.0 2010
187 UgandaUganda 0.0 2010
188 NigerNiger 0.0 2010
189 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 0.0 2010
190 KiribatiKiribati 0.0 2010
191 HaitiHaiti 0.0 2010
192 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 0.0 2010
193 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 0.0 2010
194 GrenadaGrenada 0.0 2010
195 SeychellesSeychelles 0.0 2010
196 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.0 2010
197 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 0.0 2010
198 BurundiBurundi 0.0 2010
199 NicaraguaNicaragua 0.0 2012
200 BhutanBhutan 0.0 2010
201 MaltaMalta 0.0 2010
202 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 0.0 2010
203 IcelandIceland 0.0 2010
204 ZambiaZambia 0.0 2010
205 MontserratMontserrat 0.0 2010
206 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 0.0 2010
207 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.0 2010
208 South SudanSouth Sudan 0.0 2010
209 GuyanaGuyana 0.0 2010
210 HondurasHonduras 0.0 2010
211 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.0 2012
212 NamibiaNamibia 0.0 2012
213 ComorosComoros 0.0 2010

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"All countries compared for Energy > Natural gas > Consumption", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Energy/Natural-gas/Consumption

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