Country Comparison > Natural gas - consumption

RankCountryNatural gas - consumption (cubic meters)
1United States683,300,000,000
2Russia414,100,000,000
3Iran137,500,000,000
4China129,000,000,000
5Japan100,300,000,000
6Germany99,500,000,000
7United Kingdom94,280,000,000
8Saudi Arabia83,940,000,000
9Canada82,480,000,000
10Italy77,800,000,000
11India64,950,000,000
12Mexico62,420,000,000
13United Arab Emirates59,080,000,000
14Netherlands53,190,000,000
15France49,780,000,000
16Uzbekistan45,500,000,000
17Egypt44,370,000,000
18Ukraine44,160,000,000
19Argentina43,460,000,000
20Korea, South43,000,000,000
21Pakistan42,900,000,000
22Indonesia40,470,000,000
23Thailand39,170,000,000
24Turkey38,120,000,000
25Spain35,820,000,000
26Malaysia35,700,000,000
27Algeria29,860,000,000
28Australia26,410,000,000
29Brazil25,130,000,000
30Venezuela25,080,000,000
31Turkmenistan22,600,000,000
32Trinidad and Tobago21,970,000,000
33Qatar21,890,000,000
34Bangladesh20,100,000,000
35Belgium19,530,000,000
36Belarus17,750,000,000
37Poland17,200,000,000
38Oman14,720,000,000
39Romania12,880,000,000
40Bahrain12,580,000,000
41Kuwait12,380,000,000
42Hungary12,130,000,000
43Taiwan12,100,000,000
44Azerbaijan10,590,000,000
45Kazakhstan10,200,000,000
46Vietnam9,500,000,000
47Austria9,116,000,000
48Colombia8,690,000,000
49Singapore8,400,000,000
50Czech Republic8,075,000,000
51Nigeria7,216,000,000
52Syria7,100,000,000
53Norway6,600,000,000
54Libya6,010,000,000
55Slovakia5,900,000,000
56Ireland5,667,000,000
57South Africa5,400,000,000
58Portugal5,161,000,000
59Denmark4,914,000,000
60Tunisia4,850,000,000
61Finland4,782,000,000
62New Zealand4,481,000,000
63Greece3,824,000,000
64Peru3,650,000,000
65Switzerland3,625,000,000
66Hong Kong3,460,000,000
67Israel3,250,000,000
68Burma3,250,000,000
69Moldova3,176,000,000
70Philippines3,150,000,000
71Lithuania3,120,000,000
72Jordan3,100,000,000
73Bolivia3,010,000,000
74Croatia2,974,000,000
75Chile2,840,000,000
76Brunei2,690,000,000
77Bulgaria2,620,000,000
78Serbia2,510,000,000
79Armenia2,077,000,000
80Georgia1,710,000,000
81Sweden1,626,000,000
82Cote d'Ivoire1,600,000,000
83Equatorial Guinea1,550,000,000
84Luxembourg1,366,000,000
85Iraq1,300,000,000
86Cuba1,160,000,000
87Slovenia890,000,000
88Puerto Rico756,700,000
89Estonia701,000,000
90Angola690,000,000
91Kyrgyzstan665,400,000
92Tanzania658,000,000
93Latvia620,100,000
94Morocco560,000,000
95Dominican Republic560,000,000
96Congo, Republic of the530,000,000
97Bosnia and Herzegovina390,000,000
98Ecuador331,000,000
99Tajikistan227,000,000
100Macau154,700,000
101Macedonia136,800,000
102Papua New Guinea130,000,000
103Mozambique100,000,000
104Yemen100,000,000
105Gabon80,000,000
106Senegal50,000,000
107Uruguay45,700,000
108Afghanistan30,000,000
109Albania30,000,000
110Cameroon20,000,000
111Aruba1
112Antigua and Barbuda0
113American Samoa0
114Barbados0
115Botswana0
116Bermuda0
117Bahamas, The0
118Belize0
119Benin0
120Solomon Islands0
121Bhutan0
122Burundi0
123Cambodia0
124Chad0
125Sri Lanka0
126Comoros0
127Costa Rica0
128Central African Republic0
129Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
130Cayman Islands0
131Eritrea0
132El Salvador0
133Ethiopia0
134Cape Verde0
135Cook Islands0
136Djibouti0
137Dominica0
138Gambia, The0
139Fiji0
140Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
141Faroe Islands0
142French Polynesia0
143Ghana0
144Gibraltar0
145Grenada0
146Greenland0
147Guatemala0
148Guinea0
149Guyana0
150Haiti0
151Iceland0
152Honduras0
153Guam0
154Jamaica0
155Madagascar0
156Liberia0
157Lesotho0
158Korea, North0
159Kiribati0
160Kenya0
161Laos0
162Lebanon0
163Kosovo0
164New Caledonia0
165Niue0
166Niger0
167Vanuatu0
168Mali0
169Maldives0
170Mauritius0
171Mauritania0
172Malta0
173Mongolia0
174Montserrat0
175Malawi0
176Montenegro0
177Guinea-Bissau0
178Panama0
179Paraguay0
180Nepal0
181Nauru0
182Suriname0
183Nicaragua0
184Zambia0
185Zimbabwe0
186British Virgin Islands0
187Virgin Islands0
188Namibia0
189West Bank0
190Western Sahara0
191Samoa0
192Swaziland0
193Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
194Burkina Faso0
195Saint Helena0
196Rwanda0
197Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
198Saint Kitts and Nevis0
199Seychelles0
200Sierra Leone0
201Somalia0
202Saint Lucia0
203Sudan0
204Turks and Caicos Islands0
205Tonga0
206Togo0
207Sao Tome and Principe0
208Uganda0
209East Timor0

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.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

See also: Natural gas - consumption map

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