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Percent of world oil reserves, 2018 - Country rankings:

The average for 2018 based on 188 countries was 0.53 percent.The highest value was in Venezuela: 18.18 percent and the lowest value was in Afghanistan: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1980 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: The U.S. Energy Information Administration
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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.
Percent of world oil reserves in the European union
Percent of world oil reserves in Europe
Percent of world oil reserves in Asia
Percent of world oil reserves in Africa
Percent of world oil reserves in North America
Percent of world oil reserves in South America
Percent of world oil reserves in Australia


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