Germany Natural Gas

Summary Table

  Million Cubic Ft
(MMcf)
Global Rank
2,048,000 59th in the world
337,258 48th in the world
2,872,840 8th in the world
Yearly Deficit
-2,535,582  
Gas Imports
3,620,388  
Gas Exports
1,147,949  
2,472,438  
(Data shown is for 2015, the latest year with complete data in all categoreies)

Gas Reserves in Germany

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Germany holds only 1.48 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of proven gas reserves as of 2017, ranking 59th in the world and accounting for about 0.021% of the world's total natural gas reserves of 6,923 Tcf.

Total gas reserves in Germany are less than even a single year of gas consumption (3,296,687 MMcf as of 2017), making Germany highly dependent on natural gas imports in order to substain its consumption levels.

Germany Gas Reserves
1,483,000 MMcf
Global Rank: 59th | Share of World's Gas: 0.021 %
0 years of natural gas left
(at current consumption levels)

History of Gas Reserves in Germany

Gas Consumption in Germany

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  • Germany consumes 3,296,687 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year as of the year 2017.
  • Germany ranks 8th in the world for natural gas consumption, accounting for about 2.5% of the world's total consumption of 132,290,211 MMcf.
  • Germany consumes 39,883 cubic feet of natural gas per capita every year (based on the 2017 population of 82,658,409 people), or 109 cubic feet per capita per day.
  • Germany consumes in a year 2.2 times more than its total reserves. It substains this consumption by importing 4,219,113 MMcf of natural gas per year (in 2017).

Gas Production in Germany

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  • Germany produces 337,258.25 million cubic feet (MMcf) of natural gas per year (as of 2015) ranking 48th in the world.

Gas Imports

  • Germany imports 86% of its natural gas consumption (2,472,438 MMcf in 2015).

History of Gas Consumption and Production

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