China: Percent of world oil reserves

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 China

Percent of world oil reserves

 Latest value 1.53
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 2.13
 Min - Max 1.20 - 3.49
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1980 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 2.13 percent with a minimum of 1.2 percent in 2008 and a maximum of 3.49 percent in 1981. The latest value from 2021 is 1.53 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 187 countries is 0.53 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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China - Percent of world oil reserves - Recent values chart

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China - Percent of world oil reserves - historical chart - 1980-2021




Definition: The share of world oil reserves is calculated as the proven oil reserves of a country as percent of the total proven oil reserves for the world.


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