Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

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

Photograph by SIME/eStock Photo

Company Symbol % Change
Hess Corp HES:US -0.23
ConocoPhillips COP:US 0.74
BP PLC BP/:LN 0.42
Exxon Mobil Corp XOM:US 0.53
Chevron Corp CVX:US 0.53
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Netherlands

Price per gallon of gasoline: $9.09
Rank by most expensive gas: 3
Rank by pain at the pump: 40

The Netherlands has the most bicycles per capita in the world. Rows upon rows of them stand parked at train stations, museums and national parks. A vast infrastructure of bike paths and lanes, tunnels and traffic signals makes cycling easy to adopt.

The bike-pedaling Dutch feel a bit more pain at the pump than their Scandinavian neighbors when they do drive. The average daily income in the Netherlands is $125. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 7.3 percent.

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