Iran: Natural resources income

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 Iran

Income from natural resources, percent of GDP

 Latest value 30.45
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1970 - 2021
 Average 23.98
 Min - Max 5.62 - 47.81
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Iran from 1970 to 2021. The average value for Iran during that period was 23.98 percent with a minimum of 5.62 percent in 1986 and a maximum of 47.81 percent in 1974. The latest value from 2021 is 30.45 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 186 countries is 6.83 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Iran - Natural resources income - Recent values chart

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Iran - Natural resources income - historical chart - 1970-2021




The natural resources include oil, natural gas, coal, minerals, and the forest.
Definition: Total natural resources rents are the sum of oil rents, natural gas rents, coal rents (hard and soft), mineral rents, and forest rents.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Gasoline prices 0.40 2016 dollars
 Diesel prices 0.22 2016 dollars
 Energy use per capita 2,964.86 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Share of clean energy 1.03 2020 percent
 Energy use per $1000 GDP 203.93 2014 kilograms of oil equivalent
 Electricity from renewable sources, kWh 236.00 2015 million kWh
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions 616,561 2020 kt
 Carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions per capita 7.06 2020 metric tons
 Greenhouse gas emissions 844,649 2020 kt of CO2 equivalent
 GDP per unit of energy 5.30 2014 GDP per kg of oil equivalent
 Energy imports -33.40 2014 percent
 Natural resources income 30.45 2021 percent
 Oil revenue 18.27 2021 percent
 Natural gas revenue 8.81 2021 percent
 Access to electricity 100.00 2021 percent
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