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

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

(Millions of gallons)

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Vehicle ownership Gasoline Highway use Gasoline Non-highway use Special fuel(mainly diesel) Total use
Pennsylvania United States Pennsylvania United States Pennsylvania United States Pennsylvania United States
Private and commercial 4,872 126,735 64 2,876 1,375 33,377 6,311 162,988
Public use 77 2,149 4 96 N N 81 2,245
Total 4,949 128,884 68 2,972 1,375 33,377 6,392 165,232

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.