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Energy > 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kuwait 34,764.24 bbl 2010
2 Qatar 14,522.38 bbl 2010
3 United Arab Emirates 11,585.57 bbl 2010
4 Saudi Arabia 9,707.1 bbl 2010
OPEC countries average (profile) 8,052.35 bbl 2010
5 Libya 7,780.67 bbl 2010
6 Canada 5,133.83 bbl 2010
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 4,816.66 bbl 2010
7 Iraq 3,714.18 bbl 2010
8 Venezuela 3,366.35 bbl 2010
9 Brunei 2,746.09 bbl 2010
Muslim countries average (profile) 2,021.21 bbl 2010
10 Oman 1,962.35 bbl 2010
11 Iran 1,847.91 bbl 2010
12 Kazakhstan 1,837.87 bbl 2010
13 Equatorial Guinea 1,580.08 bbl 2010
Former British colonies average (profile) 1,407.71 bbl 2010
14 Norway 1,366.26 bbl 2010
15 Gabon 1,285.16 bbl 2010
Hot countries average (profile) 835.24 bbl 2010
16 Azerbaijan 773.11 bbl 2010
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 751.06 bbl 2010
17 Angola 690.57 bbl 2010
Religious countries average (profile) 666.68 bbl 2010
18 Trinidad and Tobago 548.38 bbl 2010
19 Russia 522.87 bbl 2009
20 East Timor 513.77 bbl 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 473.09 bbl 2010
21 Ecuador 436.1 bbl 2010
22 Algeria 362.09 bbl 2010
failed states average (profile) 295.01 bbl 2010
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 284.1 bbl 2010
NATO countries average (profile) 255.12 bbl 2010
23 Nigeria 234.8 bbl 2010
High income OECD countries average (profile) 233.81 bbl 2010
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 200.05 bbl 2010
24 Denmark 191.07 bbl 2010
25 Sudan 190.73 bbl 2010
Catholic countries average (profile) 165.99 bbl 2010
Emerging markets average (profile) 161.07 bbl 2010
Christian countries average (profile) 160.82 bbl 2010
South and Central Asia average (profile) 153.39 bbl 2010
26 Suriname 151.63 bbl 2010
27 Australia 150.37 bbl 2010
28 Yemen 138.82 bbl 2010
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 135.99 bbl 2010
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 132.34 bbl 2010
29 Chad 127.98 bbl 2010
30 Turkmenistan 119 bbl 2010
31 Syria 116.1 bbl 2010
32 Mexico 105.36 bbl 2010
33 Malaysia 102.56 bbl 2010
34 Bahrain 99.56 bbl 2010
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 88.61 bbl 2010
Former French colonies average (profile) 85.01 bbl 2010
35 Brazil 67.62 bbl 2010
36 Albania 63.2 bbl 2010
37 United States 61.81 bbl 2010
38 Argentina 59.1 bbl 2010
39 Egypt 55.07 bbl 2010
40 Vietnam 54.06 bbl 2010
41 United Kingdom 49.53 bbl 2010
42 Bolivia 45.78 bbl 2010
43 Colombia 40.91 bbl 2010
44 Tunisia 40.29 bbl 2010
45 Romania 27.99 bbl 2010
46 Mauritania 27.71 bbl 2010
47 Papua New Guinea 24.79 bbl 2010
48 Belize 21.71 bbl 2010
49 Belarus 20.86 bbl 2010
50 Uzbekistan 20.8 bbl 2010
51 Indonesia 16.83 bbl 2010
52 Croatia 16.6 bbl 2010
53 Peru 16.09 bbl 2010
54 Cuba 15.86 bbl 2010
55 China 15.21 bbl 2010
56 New Zealand 13.74 bbl 2010
57 Cote d'Ivoire 13.17 bbl 2010
European Union average (profile) 12.29 bbl 2010
58 European Union 10.76 bbl 2010
59 Austria 10.61 bbl 2010
60 Cameroon 9.7 bbl 2010
61 Chile 8.75 bbl 2010
62 Ukraine 8.61 bbl 2010
63 Georgia 7.86 bbl 2010
64 Kyrgyzstan 7.34 bbl 2010
65 Italy 7.01 bbl 2010
66 Thailand 6.48 bbl 2010
67 Barbados 6.38 bbl 2010
68 Netherlands 6.02 bbl 2010
69 Guatemala 5.79 bbl 2010
70 India 4.81 bbl 2010
71 Lithuania 3.65 bbl 2010
72 Turkey 3.63 bbl 2010
73 Germany 3.38 bbl 2010
74 Spain 3.26 bbl 2010
75 Morocco 3.16 bbl 2010
76 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.89 bbl 2010
77 Hungary 2.66 bbl 2010
78 Poland 2.52 bbl 2010
79 Pakistan 2.52 bbl 2010
Eurozone average (profile) 2.02 bbl 2010
80 Bulgaria 1.99 bbl 2010
81 Philippines 1.8 bbl 2010
82 Slovakia 1.66 bbl 2010
83 Tajikistan 1.57 bbl 2010
84 France 1.56 bbl 2010
South Asia average (profile) 1.5 bbl 2010
85 Czech Republic 1.43 bbl 2010
86 Burma 0.963 bbl 2010
87 Greece 0.884 bbl 2010
88 Benin 0.841 bbl 2010
89 Ghana 0.618 bbl 2010
90 Japan 0.346 bbl 2010
91 South Africa 0.3 bbl 2010
92 Israel 0.254 bbl 2010
93 Bangladesh 0.185 bbl 2010
94 Jordan 0.165 bbl 2010
95 Ethiopia 0.00494 bbl 2010
=96 Swaziland 0.0 2010
=96 Burkina Faso 0.0 2010
=96 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0 2010
=96 Dominica 0.0 2010
=96 Liberia 0.0 2010
=96 Tanzania 0.0 2010
=96 Madagascar 0.0 2010
=96 South Korea 0.0 2010
=96 Afghanistan 0.0 2010
=96 Vanuatu 0.0 2010
=96 Malawi 0.0 2010
=96 Dominican Republic 0.0 2010
=96 Central African Republic 0.0 2010
=96 Mauritius 0.0 2010
=96 Portugal 0.0 2010
=96 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0 2010
=96 Guinea 0.0 2010
=96 Panama 0.0 2010
=96 Costa Rica 0.0 2010
=96 Luxembourg 0.0 2010
=96 American Samoa 0.0 2010
=96 Ireland 0.0 2010
=96 El Salvador 0.0 2010
=96 Rwanda 0.0 2010
=96 Hong Kong 0.0 2010
=96 Sierra Leone 0.0 2010
=96 Moldova 0.0 2010
=96 Estonia 0.0 2010
=96 Lebanon 0.0 2010
=96 Fiji 0.0 2010
=96 Nepal 0.0 2010
=96 Maldives 0.0 2010
=96 Senegal 0.0 2010
=96 Zimbabwe 0.0 2010
=96 Paraguay 0.0 2010
=96 Botswana 0.0 2010
=96 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0 2010
=96 Cambodia 0.0 2010
=96 The Gambia 0.0 2010
=96 Aruba 0.0 2010
=96 Cape Verde 0.0 2010
=96 Slovenia 0.0 2010
=96 The Bahamas 0.0 2010
=96 Samoa 0.0 2010
=96 Jamaica 0.0 2010
=96 Macau 0.0 2010
=96 Guam 0.0 2010
=96 Lesotho 0.0 2010
=96 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0 2010
=96 Kenya 0.0 2010
=96 Eritrea 0.0 2010
=96 Solomon Islands 0.0 2010
=96 Saint Lucia 0.0 2010
=96 Cyprus 0.0 2010
=96 Bermuda 0.0 2010
=96 Somalia 0.0 2010
=96 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0 2010
=96 Togo 0.0 2010
=96 Armenia 0.0 2010
=96 Tonga 0.0 2010
=96 Cayman Islands 0.0 2010
=96 Sweden 0.0 2010
=96 Mali 0.0 2010
=96 Latvia 0.0 2010
=96 Mozambique 0.0 2010
=96 Uganda 0.0 2010
=96 Niger 0.0 2010
=96 Puerto Rico 0.0 2010
=96 Belgium 0.0 2010
=96 Kiribati 0.0 2010
=96 Haiti 0.0 2010
=96 French Polynesia 0.0 2010
=96 Guinea-Bissau 0.0 2010
=96 Switzerland 0.0 2010
=96 Grenada 0.0 2010
=96 Seychelles 0.0 2010
=96 Uruguay 0.0 2010
=96 Djibouti 0.0 2010
=96 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0 2010
=96 Burundi 0.0 2010
=96 Nicaragua 0.0 2010
=96 Bhutan 0.0 2010
=96 Malta 0.0 2010
=96 Iceland 0.0 2010
=96 Zambia 0.0 2010
=96 New Caledonia 0.0 2010
=96 North Korea 0.0 2010
=96 Guyana 0.0 2010
=96 Honduras 0.0 2010
=96 Singapore 0.0 2010
=96 Sri Lanka 0.0 2010
=96 Namibia 0.0 2010
=96 Comoros 0.0 2010

Citation

"Countries Compared by Energy > Oil > Proved > Reserves per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. 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/Energy/Oil/Proved/Reserves-per-capita

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