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Economy > Natural gas Stats: compare key data on New Zealand & United States

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  • Consumption: 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.
  • Consumption per capita: 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Imports: This entry is the total natural gas imported in cubic meters (cu m).
  • Imports per capita: This entry is the total natural gas imported in cubic meters (cu m). Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Production: This entry is the total natural gas produced 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.
  • Production per capita: This entry is the total natural gas produced 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. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Proved reserves: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, 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.
  • Proved reserves per capita: This entry is the stock of proved reserves of natural gas in cubic meters (cu m). Proved reserves are those quantities of natural gas, 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.
STAT New Zealand United States HISTORY
Consumption 4.48 billion cu m
Ranked 40th.
683.3 billion cu m
Ranked 1st. 152 times more than New Zealand

Consumption per capita 1,025.92 cu m
Ranked 21st.
2,208.99 cu m
Ranked 8th. 2 times more than New Zealand

Imports 0.0
Ranked 49th.
105.8 billion cu m
Ranked 1st.

Imports per capita 0.0
Ranked 49th.
342.03 cu m
Ranked 23th.

Production 4.48 billion cu m
Ranked 27th.
611 billion cu m
Ranked 1st. 136 times more than New Zealand

Production per capita 1,025.92 cu m
Ranked 14th.
1,975.26 cu m
Ranked 10th. 93% more than New Zealand

Proved reserves 34.38 billion cu m
Ranked 65th.
6.93 trillion cu m
Ranked 6th. 202 times more than New Zealand

Proved reserves per capita 7,804.41 cu m
Ranked 41st.
22,397.07 cu m
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than New Zealand

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013; 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.

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