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

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

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline Highway use Gasoline Nonhighway use Special fuel (mainly diesel) Total use
Kentucky United States Kentucky United States Kentucky United States Kentucky United States
Private and commercial 1,986 126,735 54 2,876 830 33,377 2,870 162,988
Public use 35 2,149 2 96 N N 37 2,245
Total 2,021 128,884 56 2,972 830 33,377 2,907 165,232

1 Based 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.