Which Country Consumes the Most Gas?

Total Gas Consumption (bil cbm), 2011 or latest
Oil & Gas | December 25, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 75 countries in 2011, USA ranked the highest in gas consumption with 860,445 bil cbm followed by Russia and Iran. On the other end of the scale was Albania with 37.4 bil cbm, Macedonia with 99.8 bil cbm and Ghana with 150 bil cbm.

Data for more countries are available at Total Gas Consumption indicator page.

Total Gas Consumption Unit 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Canada bil cbm 120,206 116,779 120,902 120,323 109,898
China bil cbm 58,429 70,399 87,936 96,253 110,368
Egypt bil cbm 42,665 35,294 38,201 52,442 55,336 ...
Germany bil cbm 122,343 124,434 120,561 122,210 116,618
India bil cbm 44,822 48,377 51,582 53,615 66,485
Iran bil cbm 130,925 135,577 140,977 148,772 176,346 ...
Italy bil cbm 107,585 105,362 105,879 105,861 97,307
Japan bil cbm 109,832 121,364 132,362 129,023 128,900
Mexico bil cbm 58,493 77,687 71,509 75,195 75,380
Netherlands bil cbm 61,489 59,689 58,038 60,520 61,060
Russia bil cbm ... 506,078 537,630 537,730 548,992 476,919
South Korea bil cbm 38,009 40,163 43,465 44,686 42,918
USA bil cbm 777,314 765,801 815,665 822,022 809,062
Ukraine bil cbm ... 108,751 87,674 101,891 100,769 55,074 ...
United Kingdom bil cbm 119,214 113,465 114,562 118,391 109,811