U.S. residential sector energy consumption - fossil fuels 1975-2018

The statistic shows the consumption of energy derived from coal, natural gas and petroleum in the U.S. residential sector between 1975 and 2018. In 2018, the residential sector consumed around 5,152 trillion British thermal units of natural gas energy. Coal, natural gas, and petroleum have dominated the U.S. market for over 100 years, accounting for over 80% of the total U.S. energy consumption.

Residential sector energy consumption from coal, natural gas, and petroleum in the U.S. from 1975 to 2018

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Release date

March 2019


United States

Survey time period

2000 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Figures for coal unavailable from 2008 through 2017.

** Natural gas only; excludes the estimated portion of supplemental gaseous fuels.

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