Saudi Arabia: Percent of world oil reserves

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 Saudi Arabia

Percent of world oil reserves

 Latest value 15.22
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1980 - 2021
 Average 22.61
 Min - Max 15.22 - 28.91
 Source The U.S. Energy Information Administration
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1980 to 2021. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 22.61 percent with a minimum of 15.22 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 28.91 percent in 1980. The latest value from 2021 is 15.22 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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Saudi Arabia - Percent of world oil reserves - Recent values chart

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Saudi Arabia - 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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