Table 3-8: Sales Price of Transportation Fuel to End-Users

Table 3-8: Sales Price of Transportation Fuel to End-Users

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(Current / gallon)

  1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Aviation fuel (excluding taxes)                                          
Aviation gasolinea 108.4 120.1 112.0 104.7 102.7 99.0 95.7 100.5 111.6 112.8 97.5 105.9 130.6 132.3 128.8 149.3 181.9 223.1 268.2 284.9 327.3
Jet fuel kerosenea 86.8 79.6 76.6 65.2 61.0 58.0 53.4 54.0 65.1 61.3 45.2 54.3 89.9 77.5 72.1 87.2 120.7 173.5 199.8 (R) 216.5 305.2
Highway fuel (including taxes)                                          
Gasoline, premiumb N 134.0 134.9 132.1 131.6 130.2 130.5 133.6 141.3 141.6 125.0 135.7 169.3 165.7 155.6 177.7 206.8 249.1 280.5 (R) 303.3 351.9
Gasoline, regularb 124.5 120.2 116.4 114.0 112.7 110.8 111.2 114.7 123.1 123.4 105.9 116.5 151.0 146.1 135.8 159.1 188.0 229.5 258.9 280.1 326.6
Gasoline, all types 122.1 119.6 121.7 119.6 119.0 117.3 117.4 120.5 128.8 129.1 111.5 122.1 156.3 153.1 144.1 163.8 192.3 233.8 263.5 284.9 331.7
Diesel no. 2(excluding taxes)a 81.8 78.9 72.5 64.8 61.9 60.2 55.4 56.0 68.1 64.2 49.4 58.4 93.5 84.2 76.2 94.4 124.3 178.6 209.6 (R) 226.7 315.0
Railroad fuel                                          
Diesel 82.6 77.8 69.2 67.2 63.3 63.1 59.9 60.0 67.7 67.8 57.0 55.5 87.5 85.5 73.3 89.3 107.0 151.4 192.1 218.2 U

KEY: R = revised; U = data are unavailable.

a Sales to end-users (those sales made directly to the ultimate consumer, including bulk customers in agriculture, industry, and utility).
b Average retail price.

NOTE
For a comparison with other consumer goods prices see table 3-9.

SOURCES
All data except railroad fuel:
U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review (Washington, DC: September 2009), tables 9.4 and 9.7, available at http://www.eia.doe.gov/emeu/mer/prices.html as of October 23, 2009.
Railroad fuel:
Association of American Railroads, Railroad Facts (Washington, DC: Annual issues), p. 61.