Country Comparison > Natural gas - consumption

RankCountryNatural gas - consumption (cubic meters)
1United States689,900,027,904
2Russia457,200,009,216
3China149,999,992,832
4Iran144,600,006,656
5Japan112,599,998,464
6Saudi Arabia99,229,999,104
7Canada82,479,996,928
8Germany75,200,004,096
9Italy68,700,000,256
10India64,490,000,384
11United Arab Emirates60,539,998,208
12Mexico59,150,000,128
13Ukraine56,199,999,488
14United Kingdom51,629,998,080
15Korea, South49,659,998,208
16France47,990,001,664
17Uzbekistan46,799,998,976
18Egypt46,170,001,408
19Thailand45,079,998,464
20Netherlands44,110,000,128
21Argentina43,290,001,408
22Pakistan42,900,000,768
23Indonesia39,559,999,488
24Turkey38,129,999,872
25Spain35,819,999,232
26Australia33,390,000,128
27Malaysia32,619,999,232
28Algeria28,820,000,768
29Venezuela27,110,000,640
30Brazil25,200,001,024
31Trinidad and Tobago23,320,000,512
32Turkmenistan23,299,999,744
33Belarus21,820,000,256
34Bangladesh19,910,000,640
35Qatar19,530,000,384
36Oman17,529,999,360
37Taiwan16,369,999,872
38Poland14,380,000,256
39Kuwait14,220,000,256
40Romania13,479,999,488
41Belgium13,459,999,744
42Bahrain12,769,999,872
43Hungary11,900,000,256
44Kazakhstan10,200,000,512
45Vietnam10,200,000,512
46Azerbaijan9,921,000,448
47Syria9,630,000,128
48Bolivia9,432,000,512
49Colombia9,080,000,512
50Austria8,999,999,488
51Singapore8,778,000,384
52Czech Republic8,158,000,128
53Israel6,860,000,256
54Libya6,844,000,256
55Slovakia6,467,999,744
56Norway5,505,999,872
57Ireland5,505,999,872
58Peru5,489,999,872
59Chile5,296,000,000
60Portugal5,143,000,064
61Nigeria5,030,000,128
62Denmark4,993,999,872
63Finland4,700,000,256
64New Zealand4,536,999,936
65Greece4,200,000,000
66South Africa4,009,999,872
67Lithuania3,300,000,000
68Tunisia3,280,000,000
69Burma3,240,000,000
70Switzerland3,200,000,000
71Hong Kong3,096,999,936
72Brunei2,969,999,872
73Philippines2,860,000,000
74Serbia2,827,000,064
75Croatia2,755,000,064
76Bulgaria2,540,000,000
77Armenia2,100,000,000
78Georgia1,970,000,000
79Equatorial Guinea1,580,000,000
80Sweden1,530,000,000
81Latvia1,520,000,000
82Cote d'Ivoire1,500,000,000
83Jordan1,400,000,000
84Luxembourg1,364,000,000
85Iraq1,300,000,000
86Moldova1,095,000,064
87Cuba1,030,000,000
88Congo, Republic of the930,000,000
89Yemen869,900,032
90Dominican Republic820,000,000
91Tanzania780,000,000
92Puerto Rico770,000,000
93Angola733,000,000
94Estonia701,000,000
95Slovenia680,000,000
96Morocco560,000,000
97Kyrgyzstan462,500,000
98Ecuador330,000,000
99Bosnia and Herzegovina256,900,000
100Cameroon210,000,000
101Macedonia158,600,000
102Lebanon150,000,000
103Afghanistan140,000,000
104Ghana120,000,000
105Papua New Guinea110,000,000
106Mozambique80,000,000
107Gabon80,000,000
108Uruguay80,000,000
109Senegal20,000,000
110Barbados20,000,000
111Tajikistan3,928,000
112Macau355,000
113Korea, North1
114Aruba1
115Antigua and Barbuda0
116Albania0
117American Samoa0
118Botswana0
119Bermuda0
120Bahamas, The0
121Belize0
122Benin0
123Solomon Islands0
124Bhutan0
125Congo, Democratic Republic of the0
126Burundi0
127Cambodia0
128Curacao0
129Chad0
130Sri Lanka0
131Gambia, The0
132Fiji0
133Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)0
134Faroe Islands0
135French Polynesia0
136Gibraltar0
137Grenada0
138Greenland0
139Guatemala0
140Guinea0
141Guyana0
142Haiti0
143Comoros0
144Cayman Islands0
145Cape Verde0
146Cook Islands0
147Costa Rica0
148Central African Republic0
149Djibouti0
150Dominica0
151Eritrea0
152El Salvador0
153Ethiopia0
154Kiribati0
155Kosovo0
156Laos0
157Madagascar0
158Liberia0
159Lesotho0
160Kenya0
161Jamaica0
162Iceland0
163Honduras0
164Guam0
165South Sudan0
166Paraguay0
167Nepal0
168Nauru0
169Suriname0
170Nicaragua0
171Guinea-Bissau0
172Panama0
173New Caledonia0
174Niue0
175Niger0
176Vanuatu0
177Mali0
178Maldives0
179Mauritius0
180Mauritania0
181Malta0
182Mongolia0
183Montserrat0
184Malawi0
185Montenegro0
186Turks and Caicos Islands0
187Tonga0
188Togo0
189Sao Tome and Principe0
190Uganda0
191East Timor0
192Saint Helena0
193Rwanda0
194Saint Pierre and Miquelon0
195Saint Kitts and Nevis0
196Seychelles0
197Sierra Leone0
198Somalia0
199Saint Lucia0
200Sudan0
201Zambia0
202Zimbabwe0
203British Virgin Islands0
204Virgin Islands0
205Namibia0
206West Bank0
207Western Sahara0
208Samoa0
209Swaziland0
210Saint Vincent and the Grenadines0
211Burkina Faso0

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, 2014

See also: Natural gas - consumption map

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