TABLE 111 U.S. Energy Consumption by Sector: 1990-2001

TABLE 111 U.S. Energy Consumption by Sector: 1990-2001

(Quadrillion BTU)

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  1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Residential 16.9 17.4 17.3 18.1 18.1 18.5 19.5 18.9 18.7 19.2 19.8 19.3
Commercial 13.2 13.4 13.3 13.6 13.9 14.4 14.9 15.4 15.6 15.8 16.4 16.4
Industrial 31.7 31.4 32.5 32.7 33.7 34.1 35.1 35.2 35.0 35.5 35.7 33.8
Transportation 22.5 22.1 22.5 22.9 23.5 24.0 24.5 24.8 25.4 26.2 26.9 26.9

KEY: BTU = British thermal units. The average heat content of motor gasoline is 129,024 BTU per gallon. One quadrillion BTU is equivalent to 7.75 billion gallons of motor gasoline.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review (Washington, DC: August 2002), table 2.1.