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Who pays the highest, lowest for petrol in the world

Last updated on: April 11, 2013 10:23 IST

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There are places on earth where petrol is cheaper than water. Petrol is cheapest in Venezuela.

Take a look at places where people pay the lowest and highest for petrol in the world, according to The Economist Intelligence Unit.  

Caracus (Venezuela)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 1.09 ($0.02)

Last year: ($0.02)

10 years ago: Rs 3.81 ($0.07)

(Petrol price for 1 litre)

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Image: Workers in an oil field in Venezuela, one of the countries that experts say hold the oil supplies of the future.
Photographs: Jorge Silva/Reuters.

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Jeddah (Saudi Arabia)

Petrol price

Now: Rs 7.08 ($0.13)

Last year: Rs 7.08 ($0.13)

5 years ago: Rs 8.72 ($0.16)

10 years ago: Rs 13.08 ($0.24)

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Image: A station attendant fills up a car at petrol station in Jeddah.
Photographs: Susan Baaghil/Reuters

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Algiers (Algeria)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 15.26 ($0.28)

Last year: Rs 16.90 ($0.31)

5 years ago: Rs 17.99 ($0.33)

10 years ago: Rs 15.26 ($0.28)

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Image: A general view of the In Amenas gas facility about 100 km (60 miles) from the Algerian and Libyan border.
Photographs: Reuters.
Tags: Algeria

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Tehran (Iran)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 28.89 ($0.53)

Last year: Rs 33.25 ($0.61)

5 years ago: Rs 5.99 ($0.11)

10 years ago: Rs 1.09 ($0.02)

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Image: A general view of an oil dock is seen from a ship at the port of Kalantari in Chabahar, 300km (186 miles) east of the Strait of Hormuz.
Photographs: Raheb Homavandi/Reuters.
Tags: Iran , Tehran

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Panama City (Panama)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 62. 69 ($1.15)


Last year: Rs 56.70 ($1.04)

5 years ago: Rs 45.25 ($0.83)

10 years ago: Rs 26.71 ($0.49)

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Photographs: Raheb Homavandi/Reuters.

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Colombo (Sri Lanka)


Petrol price
Now: Rs 63.78 ($1.17)

Last year: Rs 64.87 ($1.19)

5 years ago: Rs 56.70 ($1.04)

10 years ago: Rs 26.71 ($0.49)

 

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Image: A worker fills up a bottle at a Lanka India Oil fuel station in Colombo.
Photographs: Dinuka/Reuters.

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Karachi (Pakistan)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 67.05 ($1.23)

Last year: Rs 59.42 ($1.09)

5 years ago: Rs 48.52 ($0.89)

10 years ago: Rs 31.07 ($0.57)

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Image: A service station attendant fills a car with fuel at a petrol station in Islamabad.
Photographs: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters.

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New Delhi (India)

Petrol price

Now: 67.60 ($1.24)

Last year: 77.41 ($1.42)

5 years ago: 58.33 ($1.07)

10 years ago: 32.71 ($0.60)

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Photographs: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters.
Tags: India

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Mumbai (India)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 75.23 ($1.38)

Last year: Rs 80.68 ($1.48)

5 years ago:  Rs 65.42 ($1.20)

10 years ago: Rs 37.61 ($0.69)

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Photographs: Reuters.
Tags: India

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Kathmandu (Nepal)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 76.87 ($1.41)

Last year: Rs 77.96 ($1.43)

5 years ago: Rs 56.15 ($1.03)

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Image: A street vendor sells mushrooms to a customer at Ashon, one of the busiest market places, in central Kathmandu.
Photographs: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters.

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Melbourne (Australia)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 81.23 ($1.49)

Last year: Rs 83.41 ($1.53)

5 years ago: Rs 55.61 ($1.02)

10 years ago: Rs 26.71 ($0.49)

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Image: A motorist prepares to put fuel into her car at a petrol station in Melbourne.
Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters.

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Sydney (Australia)

Petrol price
Now: 81.78 ($1.50)

Last year: 82.87 ($1.52)

5 years ago: 56.70 ($1.04)

10 years ago: 27.26 ($0.50)

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Image: A man refuels his car at a petrol station in Sydney.
Photographs: Daniel Munoz/Reuters.

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Bucharest (Romania)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 93.22 ($1.71)

Last year: Rs 100.86 ($1.85)

5 years ago: Rs 86.14 ($1.58)

10 years ago: Rs 35.98 ($0.66)

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Image: View of the Casa Poporului or House of the People, now the Parliament Palace, in downtown Bucharest.
Photographs: Bogdan Cristel/ Reuters.
Tags: Romania

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Singapore

Petrol price
Now: 94.86 ($1.74)

Last year: 92.68 ($1.70)

5 years ago: 67.60 ($1.24)

10 years ago: 39.25 ($0.72)

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Image: Singapore.
Photographs: Reuters.
Tags: Singapore

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Osaka (Japan)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 106.85 ($1.96)

Last year: Rs 109. 04 ($2.00)

5 years ago: Rs 69.24 ($1.27)

10 years ago: Rs 48.52 ($0.89)

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Image: Umeda District of Osaka Japan.
Photographs: Wikimedia Commons.
Tags: Osaka , Japan

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Tokyo (Japan)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 107.40 ($1.97)

Last year: Rs 109. 04 ($2.00)

5 years ago: Rs 71.42 ($1.31)

10 years ago: Rs 50.68 ($0.93) 

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Image: Tokyo.
Photographs: Cors/Wikimedia Commons.
Tags: Tokyo , Japan

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Zurich (Switzerland)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 109.58 ($2.01)

Last year: Rs 123.21 ($2.26)

5 years ago: Rs 80.14 ($1.47)

10 years ago: Rs 51.79 ($0.95)

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Image: Shoppers walk under Christmas illuminations on Rennweg street in Zurich.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters.

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Geneva (Switzerland)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 111.22 ($2.04)

Last year: Rs 124.85 ($2.29)

5 years ago: Rs 80.14 ($1.47)

10 years ago: Rs 49.61 ($0.91)

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Image: A hot air balloon flies above the city of Geneva.
Photographs: Denis Balibouse/Reuters.

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Paris (France)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 129.75 ($2.38)

Last year: Rs 150.47 ($2.76)

5 years ago: Rs 128.12 ($2.35)

10 years ago: Rs 59.42 ($1.09)

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Image: Eiffel tower and the river Seine are seen in an aerial view in Paris.
Photographs: Charles Platiau/Reuters.
Tags: France , Paris

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Oslo (Norway)

Petrol price
Now: Rs 142.29 ($2.61)

Last year: Rs 142. 84 ($2.62)

5 years ago: Rs 109. 04 ($2.00)

10 years ago: Rs 63.78 ($1.17)



Image: The Royal Palace is seen at the end of Karl Johans Gate in Oslo, Norway.
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters.
Tags: Oslo , Norway

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