Figure 2 - Federal Motor Fuel Tax per Household: 1966-1999

Figure 2 - Federal Motor Fuel Tax per Household: 1966-1999

Excel | CSV | Graphic Version

Year Current dollars Chained dollars
Motor fuel tax per housholds Motor fuel per housholds, excluding deficit deduction Motor fuel tax per housholds Motor fuel per housholds, excluding deficit deduction
1966 33.22   138.51  
1967 33.44   135.23  
1968 35.02   135.79  
1969 36.68   135.68  
1970 37.39   131.29  
1971 37.74   125.89  
1972 39.10   124.96  
1973 40.93   123.76  
1974 37.67   104.85  
1975 37.94   96.65  
1976 38.81   93.29  
1977 39.15   88.34  
1978 39.23   82.78  
1979 37.46   73.12  
1980 34.03   61.01  
1981 34.20   56.10  
1982 34.56   53.45  
1983 68.07   101.12  
1984 80.82   115.79  
1985 81.61   113.37  
1986 85.41   116.12  
1987 88.01   116.30  
1988 87.51   111.88  
1989 87.69 87.69 107.93 107.93
1990 89.36 87.41 105.86 103.55
1991 126.37 103.97 144.82 119.14
1992 129.33 106.40 145.08 119.36
1993 141.48 108.15 154.55 118.14
1994 170.96 107.78 182.92 115.32
1995 171.40 113.88 179.55 119.30
1996 172.42 131.90 177.35 135.68
1997 175.04 144.24 177.11 145.94
1998 180.01 180.01 180.01 180.01
1999 185.43 185.43 181.42 181.42

SOURCES:
U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics, "Federal Gas Tax: Household Expenditures from 1965 to 1995," TranStat, August 1997.
1998 and 1999 data-U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics estimates based on U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Survey of Current Business, various issues; U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
"Consumer Expenditure Survey," 1996, 1997, 1998, and 1999; and U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Statistics 1999 (Washington, DC: 2000).