Annual U.S. gasoline prices in times of crisis 1956-2011

Average annual U.S. gasoline prices during times of crisis between 1956 and 2011 (in U.S. cents per gallon)

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 2, 2012
Annual U.S. gasoline prices in times of crisis 1956-2011 This statistic shows average annual U.S. gasoline prices in selected times of crisis between 1956 and 2011. In 1956, the year of the Suez crisis, the average annual gasoline price in the U.S. stood at 249.9 U.S. cents per gallon.
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Average annual U.S. gasoline prices during times of crisis between 1956 and 2011 (in U.S. cents per gallon)

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Price per gallon in U.S. cents
Suez crisis (1956)249.9
OPEC embargo (1973)198.9
Gulf War (1991)189.9
Concerns over Iran (2011)350.9
Price per gallon in U.S. cents
Suez crisis (1956)249.9
OPEC embargo (1973)198.9
Gulf War (1991)189.9
Concerns over Iran (2011)350.9
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 2, 2012
This statistic shows average annual U.S. gasoline prices in selected times of crisis between 1956 and 2011. In 1956, the year of the Suez crisis, the average annual gasoline price in the U.S. stood at 249.9 U.S. cents per gallon.
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