Leading oil demanding sectors worldwide 2017

Distribution of oil demand worldwide in 2017 by sector

Leading oil demanding sectors worldwide 2017 This statistic shows the distribution of oil demand worldwide as of 2017, broken down by sector. In 2017, approximately 50 percent of the global demand for oil was attributable to the road transportation sector. Thus, this is the sector with the world's largest demand for oil.
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Distribution of oil demand worldwide in 2017 by sector

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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%
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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This statistic shows the distribution of oil demand worldwide as of 2017, broken down by sector. In 2017, approximately 50 percent of the global demand for oil was attributable to the road transportation sector. Thus, this is the sector with the world's largest demand for oil.
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