Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2013-02-13T13:11:46Z

Photograph by Walter Bibikow /eStock Photo

Company Symbol % Change
Hess Corp HES:US 2.78
ConocoPhillips COP:US 0.81
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US 1.05
Chevron Corp CVX:US 1.92
BP PLC BP/:LN -1.26
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Switzerland

Price per gallon of gasoline: $7.19
Rank by most expensive gas: 21
Rank by pain at the pump: 52

Switzerland ranks 11th for the highest amount of gasoline consumed per person. Despite that indulgence, the Swiss maintain some green credentials. Investments in hydroelectric, nuclear and wind power leave them with a carbon dioxide emissions rate that's less than half the average of high-income OECD nations.

The average daily income is $210. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 3.4 percent.

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