10 Most Expensive Countries for Petrol, Diesel and Diesel Fuel The United States ranks ninth on the list, with the average price of a gallon of regular petrol in 2016 being $2.82, the highest in the world, according to data from fuelprice.com.
While the United Kingdom was at the bottom of the list with the highest average price at $1.82 per gallon, Australia was fifth with a $1 per gallon price.
The United Kingdom, the United States, France and Germany were all in the top ten, according the data.
China, which ranked 13th on the top 10 list, was at 17th with the lowest average price in the country, according data from the World Bank.
The data also shows that the average cost of a litre of diesel is about $1, with prices for petrol falling from $2 per litre in 2013 to $1 and $1 respectively.
The average price for petrol dropped from $1 to $2 in 2016, while diesel prices rose from $4.10 to $3.00.
The cost of gasoline rose from about $2 to about $3 per litter in 2016.
The total cost of fuel for all vehicles is about 7.5 percent of the total cost, according Tokelau, who is also an adviser to the country.