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
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 9.59 4.20 1.37 0.56
1985 9.84 4.07 1.34 0.48
1986 10.19 4.09 1.37 0.64
1987 10.50 4.21 1.40 0.55
1988 10.85 4.35 1.41 0.68
1989 10.94 4.25 1.39 0.75
1990 10.89 4.30 1.23 0.57
1991 10.76 4.22 1.21 0.53
1992 10.88 4.52 1.20 0.43
1993 11.12 4.44 1.18 0.49
1994 11.42 4.67 1.17 0.47
1995 11.67 4.59 1.13 0.33
1996 11.92 4.82 1.21 0.36
1997 12.10 4.95 1.16 0.41
1998 12.42 4.84 1.08 0.58
1999 12.76 5.03 1.18 0.53
2000 13.01 4.90 1.28 0.51
2001 12.94 4.89 1.26 0.56
2002 13.08 4.93 1.25 0.40

Notes: Data for transportation, industry, and buildings are revised from 1984 forward and reflect accounting changes that result in more accurate estimates of the petroleum actually used by those sectors. 2002 data are preliminary.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration,Annual Energy Review 2002 (Washington, DC: October 2003), tables 5.12a-d.