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Economy > Natural gas > Proved reserves: Group totals

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
Muslim countries 109.04 trillion cu m 2011
OPEC countries 90.92 trillion cu m 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa 84.38 trillion cu m 2011
Sparsely populated countries 81 trillion cu m 2011
Hot countries 73.15 trillion cu m 2011
Emerging markets 66.33 trillion cu m 2011
Former Soviet republics 61.3 trillion cu m 2011
Cold countries 58.79 trillion cu m 2011
Europe 53.89 trillion cu m 2011
Former British colonies 52.52 trillion cu m 2011
Eastern Europe 49.87 trillion cu m 2011
Religious countries 23.76 trillion cu m 2011
Christian countries 17.24 trillion cu m 2011
South and Central Asia 13.92 trillion cu m 2011
East Asia and Pacific 13.06 trillion cu m 2011
Non-religious countries 10.38 trillion cu m 2011
failed states 9.95 trillion cu m 2011
High income OECD countries 9.42 trillion cu m 2011
Catholic countries 8 trillion cu m 2011
Latin America and Caribbean 7.94 trillion cu m 2011
Former Spanish colonies 7.3 trillion cu m 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa 6.27 trillion cu m 2011
Heavily indebted countries 6.23 trillion cu m 2011
NATO countries 6.04 trillion cu m 2011
Former French colonies 5.35 trillion cu m 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) 2.28 trillion cu m 2011
European Union 2.26 trillion cu m 2011
South Asia 2.16 trillion cu m 2011
Eurozone 1.68 trillion cu m 2011
Potential Future EU Members 55.16 billion cu m 2011