Natural Gas Rents (As % of GDP) fell to 1.51% in Iran in 2016

Natural Gas Rents (As % of GDP) (%)
Oil & Gas | Iran | May 17, 2019
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Natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP reached 1.51 % in 2016 in Iran, according to EIA. This is 45.9 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP in Iran reached an all time high of 3.87 % in 2014 and an all time low of 0.013 % in 1982. When compared to Iran's main peers, natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP in Iraq amounted to 0.180 %, 0.407 % in Pakistan and 8.24 % in Turkmenistan in 2016.

Iran has been ranked 15th within the group of 95 countries we follow in terms of natural gas rents as a percentage of GDP.

Natural gas rents are the difference between the value of natural gas production at world prices and total costs of production.

Natural Gas Rents (As % of GDP) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan % 0.053% 0.053% 0.040% 0.006% 0.005%
China % 0.119% 0.116% 0.104% 0.119% 0.141%
India % 0.197% 0.169% 0.108% 0.103% 0.080%
Iran % 2.39% 2.65% 3.52% 3.87% 2.79%
Iraq % 0.300% 0.282% 0.301% 0.294% 0.232%
Kazakhstan % 1.46% 1.46% 1.29% 1.01% 0.941%
Kuwait % 0.815% 0.904% 0.981% 0.885% 0.865%
Pakistan % 1.40% 1.26% 0.937% 0.968% 0.741%
Saudi Arabia % 1.16% 1.24% 1.27% 1.18% 0.852%
Syria % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkmenistan % 28.4% 26.2% 23.0% 15.2% 13.1%
Uzbekistan % 14.2% 13.4% 13.1% 8.50% 5.27%