Okay, so we all moan about the fuel prices in the UK but did you know we are actually quite low on the top ten countries price per litre for unleaded….
(1) Norway ? £1.64 per litre
Topping the charts with the most expensive price for a litre of unleaded fuel is Norway with an average price of £1.64.
This said, Norway has as much higher average level of disposable income at just over £2,600 per month.
(2) Turkey ? £1.62 per litre
Petrol prices in Turkey are a good 20 pence more per litre than in the UK and not only do they have a huge price to pay for their fuel, the average level of disposable income is at the other end of the scale at just £572 per month! – Thats alot of disposable income being zapped by fuel if you use your car alot.
(3) Netherlands ? £1.48 per litre
At number 3 is the Netherlands with their average price per litre of unleaded being at £1.48. With an average disposable income of £1,784 pounds this works out a lot better than those living in Turkey.
(4) Italy ? £1.46 per litre
In at fouth place is Italy. A litre of unleaded here will cost on average £1.47. Taking up around 15% of the countries average disposable income.
(5) Greece ? £1.45 per litre
Well with all the press recently about the Greek economy its no surprise here to read that Greeks are currently spending on average 25% of their disposable income on fuel with the average price per litre being £1.45 and a monthly spend of £175.
(6) Denmark ? £1.43 per litre
Coming in just above the UK is Denmark with a cost per litre of £1.43.
(7) UK ? £1.42 per litre
Here we are, Britain is in at number seven with the average cost of a litre of unleaded at £1.42.? (this does’nt include the budget increase however which will be in affect come August).
The disposable income in the UK is at an average of £1660 per month with us spending around 10% of that figure each month on fuel.
(8) Sweden ? £1.41 per litre
In eighth place comes Sweden with an average fuel cost of £1.41 per litre.
(9) Eritrea ? £1.41 per litre
Eritrea is in joint place with Sweden at £1.41 per litre. This small country has an average of just £279 per month disposable income with around £170 of this being spent on fuel! – With that being over 60% of their income the UK doesn’t look quite as bad now!
(10) Belgium ? £1.40 per litre
With a disposable average income of £1936 per month the population is spending around 8.7% of this per month on fuel, 1.3% less than us Brits.