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Table 1. Number, Energy Consumption, and Energy-Related Carbon Emissions of Households, 1980-1997
  1980 1997 Percent Change
Number of Households
(million)
81.6 101.5 24.4
Energy Consumption
(trillion Btu)
9,320 10,250 10.0
Energy-Related Emissions
(million metric tons of carbon)
251.9 279.3 10.9
Electricity Consumption
(trillion Btu -- site energy)
2,460 3,540 43.9
Electricity-Related Emissions
(million metric tons of carbon)
144.0 175.9 22.2
Sources: Energy Information Administration, 1980 and 1997 Residential Energy Consumption Surveys.

[Trends in Building-Related Energy and Carbon Emissions]

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