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

Table 7-4: Michigan 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
Michigan United States Michigan United States Michigan United States Michigan United States
Private and commercial 4,839 126,735 115 2,876 917 33,377 5,871 162,988
Public use 66 2,149 3 96 N N 69 2,245
Total 4,905 128,884 118 2,972 917 33,377 5,940 165,232

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.