Which Country Uses the Most Oil?

Alex Kerin's viz is not only beautiful, it's also the winner of our Interactive Viz Contest! It shows which countries consume the most oil and whether or not they're net importers or exporters. Does the giant dot over the US surprise you?

About this Viz

Drag the slider to change the year and see how oil consumption changes. Click on a region for a closer look. Then use the tabs at the top to view each country's oil reserves and consumption trends.

non-humans click here