Table 7-4: Alaska and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

Table 7-4: Alaska and U.S. Motor-Fuel Use: 2000

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline Special fuel (mainly diesel) Total use
Highway use Nonhighway use
Alaska United States Alaska United States Alaska United States Alaska United States
Private and commercial 239 126,735 27 2,876 91 33,377 357 162,987
Public use 8 2,149 <1 96 N N 9 2,245
Total 247 128,884 28 2,972 91 33,377 366 165,232

1Based on reports from state motor-fuel tax agencies. Gasohol is included with gasoline. Public use and nonhighway use were estimated by the Federal Highway Administration.

KEY: N = Data do not exist.        

NOTE: The term "motor fuel" applies to gasoline and all other fuels, including special fuels, coming under the purview of the state motor-fuel tax laws. "Special fuels" include diesel fuel and, to the extent they can be quantified, liquefied petroleum gases such as propane. Gasohol, a blend of gasoline and fuel alcohol, is included with gasoline.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 2000, Washington, DC: Oct. 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs00/pdf/mf21.pdf as of Apr. 20, 2002.