Motor gasoline consumption reached 893 '000 bpd in 2015 in Japan, according to EIA. This is 3.13 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, motor gasoline consumption in Japan reached an all time high of 1,049 '000 bpd in 2004 and an all time low of 595 '000 bpd in 1980. When compared to Japan's main peers, motor gasoline consumption in South Korea amounted to 210 '000 bpd and 9,178 '000 bpd in USA in 2015.
Japan has been ranked 4th within the group of 38 countries we follow in terms of motor gasoline consumption, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Motor gasoline is a complex mixture of relatively volatile hydrocarbons with or without small quantities of additives, blended to form a fuel suitable for use in spark-ignition engines.