Which Country Consumes the Most Petroleum?

Total Petroleum Consumption ('000 bpd), 2016 or latest
Oil & Gas | December 25, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 172 countries in 2016, USA ranked the highest in petroleum consumption with 19,687 '000 bpd followed by China and India. On the other end of the scale was Comoros with 1.30 '000 bpd, Burundi with 1.50 '000 bpd and Chad with 2.20 '000 bpd.

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

Total Petroleum Consumption Unit 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Brazil '000 bpd 2,699 2,777 2,923 3,003 3,157 ...
Canada '000 bpd 2,283 2,310 2,352 2,431 2,375
China '000 bpd 8,938 9,504 10,175 10,480 11,637 ...
France '000 bpd 1,833 1,793 1,772 1,767 1,691
Germany '000 bpd 2,467 2,392 2,389 2,403 2,374
India '000 bpd 3,305 3,461 3,618 3,660 3,834 ...
Indonesia '000 bpd 1,487 1,575 1,698 1,718 1,685 ...
Iran '000 bpd 1,811 1,782 1,863 1,885 1,962 ...
Japan '000 bpd 4,429 4,442 4,695 4,531 4,248
Mexico '000 bpd 2,080 2,113 2,086 2,044 2,040
Russia '000 bpd 3,135 3,422 3,445 3,493 3,615 ...
Saudi Arabia '000 bpd 2,580 2,761 2,882 2,961 3,086 ...
South Korea '000 bpd 2,269 2,259 2,322 2,324 2,348
USA '000 bpd 19,180 18,882 18,490 18,961 19,100
United Kingdom '000 bpd 1,620 1,578 1,528 1,508 1,509