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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 2016

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States14.8515%
Saudi Arabia12.3913%
Russia11.24 12%
China  4.87
  5%
Canada  4.59
  5%
Iraq  4.45
  5%
Iran  4.21
  4%
United Arab Emirates
  3.77
  4%
Brazil  3.24
  3%
Kuwait  3.07
  3%
Total top 1066.68
69%
World total97.23

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.

The 10 largest oil1 consumers and share of total world oil consumption in 2015

CountryMillion barrels per dayShare of world total
United States19.5320%
China12.0213%
India  4.14  4%
Japan  4.12
  4%
Russia  3.55
  4%
Saudi Arabia  3.24
  3%
Brazil  2.99
  3%
South Korea  2.41
  3%
Canada  2.41
  3%
Germany  2.37
  2%
Total top 1056.78
60%
World total95.36

1 Oil includes crude oil, all other petroleum liquids, and biofuels.

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

Last updated: October 17, 2017


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