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Energy Use by Transportation Mode

Energy Use by Transportation Mode

(Million Barrels Per Day Oil Equivalent)

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Year Light-Duty Vehicles Freight Trucks Air Marine Rail Freight Other* Total
2005 8.89 2.27 1.37 0.55 0.26 0.85 14.19
2010 9.33 2.53 1.69 0.58 0.28 0.90 15.31
2015 10.01 2.78 1.83 0.59 0.30 0.93 16.44
2020 10.80 2.96 1.92 0.62 0.32 1.00 17.62
2025 11.65 3.21 1.94 0.63 0.36 1.03 18.82
2030 12.59 3.54 1.99 0.65 0.39 1.03 20.19

* "Other" includes bus transportation, rail/passenger, military use, lubricants, and pipeline fuel.

Source: U.S. Department of Energy/Energy Information Administration