TABLE 115a Motor Fuel Prices Compared with per Capita Motor Vehicle-Miles Traveled: 1991-2001

TABLE 115a Motor Fuel Prices Compared with per Capita Motor Vehicle-Miles Traveled: 1991-2001

(Chained 1996 dollars per gallon)

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  1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Gasoline price 1.33 1.30 1.25 1.22 1.23 1.29 1.27 1.08 1.17 1.46 1.40 1.30
VMT per capita 9,164 9,350 9,444 9,602 9,089 9,218 9,387 9,531 9,635 9,729 9,759 U

KEY: U = data are unavailable. VMT = Vehicle-Miles Traveled

SOURCES: 1991-2001 fuel prices-U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 3-8. 2002 fuel prices-U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review (Washington, DC: 2002), tables 9.4 and 9.7. Per capita vehicle-miles computed using data from: USDOT, BTS, National Transportation Statistics 2002 (Washington, DC: 2002), table 1-32; and U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau, International Database (IDB), available at http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbnew.html, as of April 2003.