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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 20213

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States18.9820%
Saudi Arabia10.8411%
Russia10.78 11%
Canada  5.54
  6%
China
  4.99
  5%
Iraq  4.15
  4%
United Arab Emirates
  3.79
  4%
Brazil
  3.69
  4%
Iran  3.46
  4%
Kuwait  2.72
  3%
Total top 1068.92
  72%
World total95.70

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Production includes domestic production of crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels and refinery processing gain.
3 Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics, Total oil (petroleum and other liquids) production, as of December 8, 2022

The 10 largest oil1 consumers and share of total world oil consumption in 20212

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States19.8921%
China14.7615%
India  4.79  5%
Russia  3.67
  4%
Japan
  3.41
  4%
Saudi Arabia  3.35
  3%
Brazil  2.96
  3%
South Korea  2.58
  3%
Canada  2.26
  2%
Germany  2.13
  2%
Total top 1059.80
62%
World total96.66

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.
2 Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, International Energy Statistics, Total oil (petroleum and other liquids) consumption, as of December 8, 2022

Learn more:
Energy Explained: Where our oil comes from

Last updated: December 8, 2022, with most recent data available at the time of update.


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