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What countries are the top producers and consumers of oil?

The 10 largest oil1 producers and share of total world oil production2 in 20183

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States17.8718%
Saudi Arabia12.4212%
Russia11.40 11%
Canada  5.27
  5%
China
  4.82
  5%
Iraq  4.62
  5%
Iran
  4.47
  4%
United Arab Emirates
  3.79
  4%
Brazil  3.43
  3%
Kuwait  2.87
  3%
Total top 1070.96
70%
World total100.66

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Production includes domestic production of crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, biofuels, and refinery processing gain.
3 Most recent year for which data are available when this FAQ was updated.

The 10 largest oil1 consumers and share of total world oil consumption in 20162

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States19.6920%
China12.7913%
India  4.44  5%
Japan  4.01
  4%
Russia  3.63
  4%
Saudi Arabia  3.30
  3%
Brazil  2.98
  3%
South Korea  2.61
  3%
Canada  2.47
  3%
Germany  2.38
  2%
Total top 1058.31
60%
World total96.92

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Most recent year for which data are available when this FAQ was updated.

Learn more:
International Energy Statistics: Total oil production
International Energy Statistics: Total oil consumption
Energy Explained: Where our oil comes from

Last updated: April 22, 2019


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