Top Ten Cheapest

World Petrol Prices

With petrol prices at an all-time high, this infographic spills the beans on why the UK consistently finds itself amongst the highest petrol prices in the world, and how other countries compare.

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Top Ten Cheapest - World Petrol Prices

UK consistently ranks in the top three most expensive.

The Facts

Caracas, Venezuela

2p per litre (average) — Is Hugo Chavez proving a point to the Western world?

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

8p per litre (average) — 20% of the world's oil reserves: they'll remain one of the cheapest till the end

Tripoli, Libya

9p per litre — 41 billion barrels of oil per yer make Libya 9th in the oil-producing world league

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

12p per litre (average) — Car drivers are entitle to 120 litres free per month, so maybe the price isn't important

Manama, Bahrain

13p per litre (average) — 60% of the government's revenue comes from oil production

Kuwait City, Kuwait

14p per litre (average) — The government-subsidised petrol and public transport shows consideration for the community

Doha, Qatar

15p per litre (average) — Citizens have the 2nd highest incomes and the 7th lowest petrol in the world

Cairo, Egypt

19p per litre (average) — The future of their price per litre is uncertain in an unstable country

Muscat, Oman

20p per litre (average) — 600,000 barrels produced every day, so the government gives its citizens a break

Algiers, Algeria

20p per litre (average) — 60% of the country's income comes from their oil production

Oslo, Norway - Most expensive

£1.64 per litre (average) — Road use tax £1.64 per litre + CO2 tax £0.10 per litre

London, UK - 3rd most expensive

£1.35 per litre (average) — Duty ££0.59 per litre + VAT = 20%