Highest & Cheapest Gas Prices by Country

By Tom Randall - 2012-08-13T22:00:03Z

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Price per gallon of premium gasoline: $4.51
Price change since last quarter: -9.1%
Most-expensive-gas rank: #46
Pain-at-the-pump rank: #9
<p>Thailand has cheap gas, relative to most nations ranked here, but the price is steep for many Thais. The average daily income is $16. The share of a day's wages needed to buy a gallon of gas is 28 percent.</p><p>The pain at the pump in Thailand helped encourage wide adoption of three-wheeled auto rickshaws, known as tuk-tuks, in the country's biggest tourist cities. The open-air vehicles save fuel but are less safe than autos.</p><p>Read more energy & sustainability news.</p>