Figure 6 Transportation's Share of U.S. Petroleum Use

Figure 6 Transportation's Share of U.S. Petroleum Use

(Million barrels per day)

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Year Transportation Industry Buildings Utilities
1950 3.36 1.82 1.07 0.21
1951 3.69 1.98 1.17 0.18
1952 3.87 2.02 1.20 0.18
1953 4.07 2.08 1.22 0.23
1954 4.11 2.16 1.30 0.18
1955 4.46 2.39 1.40 0.21
1956 4.62 2.49 1.46 0.20
1957 4.71 2.46 1.43 0.22
1958 4.83 2.54 1.53 0.21
1959 5.01 2.71 1.57 0.24
1960 5.14 2.71 1.71 0.24
1961 5.25 2.72 1.76 0.24
1962 5.48 2.84 1.84 0.24
1963 5.68 2.96 1.84 0.26
1964 5.83 3.12 1.79 0.28
1965 6.04 3.25 1.91 0.32
1966 6.36 3.40 1.94 0.39
1967 6.66 3.43 2.02 0.44
1968 7.20 3.58 2.10 0.52
1969 7.52 3.76 2.16 0.69
1970 7.78 3.81 2.18 0.93
1971 8.09 3.84 2.18 1.09
1972 8.57 4.19 2.25 1.36
1973 9.05 4.48 2.23 1.54
1974 8.84 4.30 2.04 1.48
1975 8.95 4.04 1.95 1.39
1976 9.37 4.45 2.12 1.52
1977 9.76 4.82 2.14 1.71
1978 10.16 4.87 2.07 1.75
1979 10.01 5.34 1.73 1.44
1980 9.55 4.84 1.52 1.15
1981 9.49 4.27 1.33 0.96
1982 9.31 4.06 1.24 0.69
1983 9.41 3.85 1.29 0.68
1984 9.68 4.19 1.29 0.56
1985 9.85 4.10 1.30 0.48
1986 10.23 4.11 1.31 0.64
1987 10.53 4.25 1.33 0.55
1988 10.88 4.39 1.34 0.68
1989 R11.00 R4.25 R1.32 P0.75
1990 R10.97 R4.32 R1.14 P0.56
1991 R10.80 R4.25 R1.14 P0.53
1992 R10.94 R4.54 R1.12 P0.43
1993 R11.18 R4.43 R1.14 P0.49
1994 R11.48 R4.66 R1.11 P0.47
1995 R11.72 R4.56 R1.11 P0.33
1996 R11.95 R4.79 R1.20 P0.36
1997 R12.13 R4.92 R1.17 P0.41
1998 R12.46 R4.80 R1.08 P0.58
1999 R12.83 R4.98 R1.17 P0.53
2000 R13.08 R4.89 R1.22 P0.51
2001 E13.16 E4.67 E1.20 P0.57

Key: E = estimate; P = preliminary; R = revised.

Notes: Data through 1988 for utilities is for consumption at electric utilities only. Data from 1989 forward include consumption at independent power producers in adddition to electric utilities and are preliminary numbers. 2001 data are not final.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review 2001 (Washington, DC: October 2002), tables, 5.12a-d.