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30 countries where petrol costs more than India

Last updated on: June 26, 2014 15:30 IST

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After the government allowed the oil and gas companies to fix petrol prices, we have seen more hikes in price than reduction. As Iraq crisis deepens, there are chances of further upward revision.

There is a general perception that India is among the countries that pay the highest for petrol. However, going by the current prices around the globe this does not hold true.

There are many more countries - 42 to be precise - that pay more than Indians for a litre of petrol and at least four countries pay double, according to Bloomberg.

Let’s look at 30 such nations that pay more than India for petrol.

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Bloomberg has stated price of 1 gallon (3.79 litres) of petrol in dollars. We calculated the price in rupees ($1 = Rs 60.09). In Mumbai, a gallon of petrol costs about Rs 303. 


Image: A woman fills her car with petrol on "Dump the Pump Day" in central London.
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Norway

Rank: 1

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 588.28

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 3.59 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 0.86 per cent

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Netherlands

Rank: 2

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 568.45

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.94 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.69 per cent

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Italy

Rank: 3

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 561.24

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 9.42 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.57 per cent

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Denmark

Rank: 4

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 549.22

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 5.39 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.49 per cent

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Greece

Rank: 5

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 529.39

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 14.24 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 4.54 per cent

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Belgium

Rank: 6

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 521.58

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.63 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 0.77 per cent

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Portugal

Rank: 7

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 514.37

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 14.36 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.83 per cent

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Germany

Rank: 8

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 510.77

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.48 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.51 per cent

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Turkey

Rank: 9

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 508.96

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 31.16 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 0.86 per cent

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Finland

Rank: 10

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 507.16

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.23 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.90 per cent

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Israel

Rank: 11

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 497.55

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 7.95 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 2.57 per cent

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Hong Kong

Rank: 12

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 496.34

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 7.50 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 0.39 per cent

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United Kingdom

Rank: 13

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 495.74

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.87 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.61 per cent

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Ireland

Rank: 14

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 489.73

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.23 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.97 per cent

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France

Rank: 15

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 474.71

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 6.39 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 0.76 per cent

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Sweden

Rank: 16

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 474.11

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 4.82 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.70 per cent

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Slovenia

Rank: 17

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 465.10

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 11.93 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 3.23 per cent

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Malta

Rank: 18

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 460.29

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 11.49 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.77 per cent

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Cyprus

Rank: 19

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 452.48

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 11.37 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 3.97 per cent

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Slovakia

Rank: 20

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 451.88

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 14.61 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.64 per cent

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Switzerland

Rank: 21

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: 451.28

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 3.18 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.25 per cent

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Spain

Rank: 22

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 446.47

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 8.92 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.06 per cent

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Croatia

Rank: 23

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 444.67

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 19.34 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 2.79 per cent

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Romania

Rank: 24

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 443.46

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 28.30 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.96 per cent

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Austria

Rank: 25

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 428.44

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 4.98 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.05 per cent

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Hungary

Rank: 26

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 423.63

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 19.25 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 2.58 per cent

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Luxembourg

Rank: 27

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 421.83

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 2.21 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.49 per cent

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New Zealand

Rank: 28

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 417.02

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 5.83 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 3.06 per cent

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Latvia

Rank: 29

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 415.82

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 15.19 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 1.91 per cent

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Czech Republic

Rank: 30

Price of one gallon (3.79 litres) of regular gasoline: Rs 411.62

Percentage of daily income needed to purchase one gallon of gasoline: 13.27 per cent

Percentage of income spent on gasoline: 2.29 per cent


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