Leading oil demanding sectors in the OECD 2017

This statistic shows the distribution of oil demand in the OECD as of 2017, broken down by sector. In 2017, approximately 50 percent of the OECD's demand for oil was attributable to the road transportation sector.

Distribution of oil demand in the OECD in 2017 by sector*

Share of demand
Road50.11%
Petrochemicals14.38%
Residential/commercial/agricultural9.09%
Aviation7.82%
Marine bunkers3.38%
Electricity generation2.33%
Rail & domestic waterways1.69%
Other industry11.21%
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Source

Release date

September 2018

Region

OECD

Survey time period

2017

Age group

Supplementary notes

*The OECD stands for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, which is an intergovernmental economic organization with 36 member countries.
Figures have been calculated based on total figures, which were represented in million barrels per day.

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