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

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

(Millions of gallons)

Excel | CSV

Vehicle ownership Gasoline Highway use Gasoline Nonhighway use Special fuel (mainly diesel) Total use
Maine United States Maine United States Maine United States Maine United States
Private and commercial 671 126,735 12 2,876 166 33,377 849 162,988
Public use 10 2,149 1 96 N N 11 2,245
Total 681 128,884 13 2,972 166 33,377 860 165,232

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: October 2001, available at http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ohim/hs00/pdf/mf21.pdf as of Apr. 20, 2002.