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RankCountryNatural gas - consumption (cubic meters)
1United States689,900,027,904
6Saudi Arabia99,229,999,104

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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