U.S. primary energy consumption from 1975 to 2017, by sector (in quadrillion British thermal units)

Primary energy consumption by sector - United States 1975-2017 The statistic represents primary energy consumption in the United States between 1975 and 2017, by sector. In 2017, approximately 6.02 quadrillion British thermal units of primary energy were consumed by the U.S. residential sector.
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ResidentialCommercialIndustrialTransportationElectric power*
19757.994.0621.4318.2120.27
19807.444.1122.619.6624.27
19857.153.7319.4420.0426.03
19906.563.921.1822.3730.5
19956.944.122.7223.7933.48
20007.164.2822.8226.538.06
20056.914.0621.4128.239.63
20106.594.0220.5326.9839.62
20116.494.0620.4126.6339.29
20125.673.7320.8626.1438.13
20136.714.1621.4426.6738.36
20146.994.3821.5726.9238.63
20156.364.4321.5427.337.89
20165.924.321.6727.9337.71
20176.024.3921.9628.1237.33
ResidentialCommercialIndustrialTransportationElectric power*
19757.994.0621.4318.2120.27
19807.444.1122.619.6624.27
19857.153.7319.4420.0426.03
19906.563.921.1822.3730.5
19956.944.122.7223.7933.48
20007.164.2822.8226.538.06
20056.914.0621.4128.239.63
20106.594.0220.5326.9839.62
20116.494.0620.4126.6339.29
20125.673.7320.8626.1438.13
20136.714.1621.4426.6738.36
20146.994.3821.5726.9238.63
20156.364.4321.5427.337.89
20165.924.321.6727.9337.71
20176.024.3921.9628.1237.33
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The statistic represents primary energy consumption in the United States between 1975 and 2017, by sector. In 2017, approximately 6.02 quadrillion British thermal units of primary energy were consumed by the U.S. residential sector.
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Release date
March 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1975 to 2017
Supplementary notes
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.

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

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