USA: Percent of world oil reserves
(measure: percent; source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration)
USA: Percent of world oil reserves: For that indicator, The U.S. Energy Information Administration provides data for the USA from 1980 to 2014. The average value for the USA during that period was 2.86 percent with a minumum of 1.56 percent in 2009 and a maximum of 5.39 percent in 1980. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.