Primary energy consumption in the U.S. by sector 1975-2022

Primary energy consumption in the United States in selected years from 1975 to 2022, by sector

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Release date

June 2023


United States

Survey time period

1975 to 2022

Supplementary notes

* Through 1988, data are for electric utilities only. Beginning in 1989, data are for electric utilities and independent power producers.

According to the source, figures for the commercial sector include data for commercial combined-heat-and-power (CHP) and commercial electricity-only plants; the industrial sector includes industrial combined-heat-and-power (CHP) and industrial electricity-only plants; the electric power sector includes electricity-only and combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plants within the NAICS 22 category whose primary business is to sell electricity, or electricity and heat, to the public.

Figures have been rounded.

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