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Which Nation Has the Most Expensive Gas?

Turkey is the nation where gasoline is the most expensive, costing the equivalent of $9.98 US Dollars (USD) per gallon (3.8 liters), according to 2013 data. The average Turkish person would have to spend almost one-third of his or her daily take-home pay to purchase a gallon (3.8 liters) of gas. Turkey’s fuel prices are about three times higher than the average price in the US, which is not even in the top 50 on the list of nations with the most expensive gas. Norway has the second most expensive gas, at $9.63 USD per gallon (3.8 liters) and is the only oil-producing country among those with the highest fuel prices.

More about gas prices:

  • Greeks spend the highest percentage of their income on gas, at an average of 4.8% in 2013.

  • The US uses the most gas in the world, at 1.2 gallons (4.5 liters) of gas per person each day, making it the only country where the average gas usage is more than 1 gallon (3.8 liters) per person per day.

  • In Pakistan, the average person would have to work for more than a day to afford 1 gallon (3.8 liters) of gas.

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