This map layer shows the amount of gas extracted (2016) in billions of cubic metres, classified into five categories.

Example of how to read the map:

In 2016, Iran produced 202.44 million cubic metres of gas; this corresponds to 5.51 per cent of the total. The graph shows the world's five largest gas producing countries' share of gas production in global production for 2016.


  • bmnt - Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism

    In the annual publication "WORLD MINING DATA", the production of 63 mineral resources in 169 countries is pooled and statistically processed. It presents detailed information as tables on the production of the 63 minerals (broken down by continents, groups of countries, development status, per capita income, economic blocs, political stability, largest producers, etc.) and the resource production according to producing countries.


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Data tables

For some select map layers, the information portal ‘War and Peace’ provides the user with all used data sets as tables.

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Country portraits

In the country reports, data and information are collected by country and put into tables that are used in the modules as a basis for maps and illustrations.

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Navigation and operation

The information and data of each module are primarily made available as selectable map layers and are complemented by texts and graphs. The map layers can be found on the right hand side and are listed according to themes and sub-themes.

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