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Release Date: September 27, 2012

Table 3.4 Consumer Price Estimates for Energy by End-Use Sector, 1970-2010 (Dollars per Million Btu)
Table 3.4  Consumer Price Estimates for Energy by End-Use Sector, 1970-2010
                      (Dollars 1 per Million Btu)




Year
Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation

Natural
Gas 2


Petroleum

Retail
Electricity 3


Total 4

Natural
Gas 2


Petroleum 5

Retail
Electricity 3


Total 6,7


Coal

Natural
Gas 2


Petroleum 5


Biomass 8

Retail
Electricity 3


Total 7,9


Petroleum 5


Total 7,10
1970 1.06 1.54 6.51 2.10 0.75 R 0.90 6.09 1.97 0.45 0.38 0.98 1.59 2.99 0.84 2.31 2.31
1971 1.12 1.59 6.80 2.24 .80 1.02 6.44 2.15 .50 .41 1.05 1.59 3.22 R .93 2.37 2.37
1972 1.18 R 1.61 7.09 2.37 .86 1.05 6.71 2.32 .55 .46 1.05 1.59 3.40 .99 2.38 2.38
1973 1.26 R 2.09 7.44 2.71 .91 R 1.20 7.06 2.55 .63 .50 1.18 1.60 3.66 1.10 2.57 2.57
1974 1.42 2.85 9.09 3.38 1.05 R 2.25 8.91 R 3.40 1.22 .67 R 2.25 1.60 4.95 1.78 3.70 3.70
1975 1.67 R 3.02 10.29 3.80 1.32 R 2.39 10.11 R 4.06 1.50 .95 R 2.47 1.60 6.07 R 2.21 4.02 4.02
1976 1.94 R 3.24 10.93 R 4.13 1.61 R 2.49 10.82 4.38 1.50 1.21 R 2.58 1.60 6.48 2.43 4.20 4.21
1977 2.30 3.64 11.87 4.76 2.00 R 2.84 11.99 5.12 1.56 1.48 R 2.85 1.59 7.33 2.78 4.47 R 4.47
1978 2.52 R 3.77 12.63 5.13 2.20 R 2.92 12.78 R 5.49 1.73 1.66 R 2.97 1.60 8.18 R 3.04 4.59 4.59
1979 2.92 R 5.32 13.60 5.99 2.69 R 4.14 13.72 R 6.27 1.75 1.96 R 4.00 1.60 8.94 3.63 6.19 6.19
1980 3.60 7.24 15.71 7.46 3.32 R 5.62 16.06 7.83 1.87 2.52 R 5.76 1.67 10.81 4.71 8.60 8.61
1981 4.19 R 8.65 18.17 8.82 3.91 R 6.95 18.44 R 9.47 2.06 3.07 R 6.87 1.67 12.57 5.52 9.83 9.84
1982 5.05 R 8.66 20.11 R 9.77 4.70 R 6.62 20.11 R 10.34 2.09 3.80 R 6.53 1.67 14.51 R 6.06 9.42 9.43
1983 5.88 R 8.39 21.04 10.66 5.43 R 6.49 20.57 R 10.91 1.91 4.10 R 6.60 1.67 14.54 R 6.22 R 8.43 R 8.44
1984 5.95 R 8.44 20.96 10.66 5.40 R 6.48 20.89 R 11.12 1.91 4.13 R 6.58 1.67 14.16 6.12 8.25 8.26
1985 5.94 R 8.14 21.66 10.91 5.34 R 6.46 21.30 R 11.63 1.90 3.87 R 6.32 1.67 14.57 R 6.04 8.26 8.27
1986 5.67 R 6.77 21.75 10.75 4.94 R 4.44 21.10 R 11.20 1.80 3.20 R 4.93 1.65 14.45 R 5.37 6.21 6.22
1987 5.39 R 6.59 21.82 10.71 4.64 R 4.75 20.44 R 10.96 1.67 2.88 R 4.98 1.65 13.98 5.17 6.57 6.59
1988 5.32 R 6.57 21.92 10.66 4.51 R 4.50 20.34 R 10.81 1.68 2.90 R 4.63 1.65 13.78 R 5.01 6.56 6.57
1989 5.47 R 7.54 22.41 11.02 4.61 R 5.09 20.77 R 11.25 1.68 2.93 R 4.70 1.20 13.85 4.92 7.17 7.18
1990 5.63 R 8.69 22.96 11.87 4.70 R 6.04 21.20 R 11.87 1.69 2.95 R 5.50 .99 13.92 R 5.24 8.27 8.28
1991 5.66 R 8.48 23.57 12.08 4.69 R 5.59 21.73 R 12.05 1.67 2.80 R 5.33 1.14 14.18 R 5.19 7.98 7.99
1992 5.73 R 7.80 24.06 R 11.97 4.75 R 5.37 22.15 R 12.15 1.69 2.91 R 5.02 1.13 14.18 R 5.14 7.91 R 7.92
1993 5.99 R 7.64 24.40 R 12.27 5.08 R 5.14 22.40 R 12.55 1.63 3.12 R 4.95 1.12 14.22 R 5.17 7.87 7.88
1994 6.23 R 7.57 24.57 R 12.60 5.35 R 5.05 22.35 R 12.72 1.62 3.09 R 5.06 1.15 14.00 R 5.16 7.91 7.92
1995 5.89 R 7.49 24.63 R 12.60 4.94 R 5.14 22.29 R 12.62 1.63 2.80 R 5.23 1.21 13.68 R 4.98 8.08 8.09
1996 6.16 R 8.63 24.50 R 12.69 5.26 R 6.17 22.17 R 12.76 1.62 3.30 R 6.08 1.01 13.49 R 5.41 8.76 8.77
1997 6.75 R 8.61 24.71 R 13.25 5.67 R 6.10 22.03 R 13.03 1.62 3.53 R 5.71 1.01 13.29 R 5.35 8.69 8.70
1998 6.61 R 7.55 24.21 R 13.44 5.38 R 5.09 21.48 R 13.05 1.58 3.16 R 4.55 1.24 13.13 4.91 7.47 7.48
1999 6.50 R 7.78 23.93 R 13.15 5.22 R 5.56 21.01 R 12.84 1.58 3.21 R 5.10 1.38 12.98 R 5.13 8.23 8.23
2000 R 7.63 R 11.12 24.14 R 14.21 R 6.54 R 8.27 21.52 R 13.90 1.55 R 4.60 R 7.35 1.43 13.60 R 6.43 10.71 10.72
2001 9.42 R 11.23 25.16 R 15.62 8.32 R 7.88 22.99 R 15.54 1.63 5.71 R 6.81 1.95 14.78 R 6.90 10.20 10.21
2002 7.69 R 9.99 24.75 R 14.65 6.49 R 7.14 22.81 R 14.66 1.75 R 4.48 R 6.49 2.11 14.30 R 6.31 9.64 9.65
2003 9.24 R 11.85 25.56 R 15.81 8.07 R 8.62 23.54 R 15.63 1.74 6.20 R 7.86 1.62 14.97 R 7.49 11.20 11.21
2004 10.47 R 13.33 26.22 R 17.01 9.19 R 10.16 23.95 R 16.55 1.99 7.02 R 9.41 1.79 15.38 R 8.47 13.43 13.43
2005 12.34 R 16.76 27.68 R 19.16 10.98 R 13.55 25.40 R 18.59 2.56 9.08 R 11.99 2.73 16.77 R 10.41 R 16.88 16.89
2006 13.35 R 19.22 30.49 R 21.49 11.60 R 15.91 27.72 R 20.63 2.83 R 8.77 R 14.32 R 2.65 18.02 R 11.39 R 19.12 R 19.12
2007 R 12.70 R 21.11 31.22 R 21.56 R 10.99 R 17.52 28.27 R 20.73 2.92 R 8.29 R 15.90 R 2.52 18.71 R 11.93 20.61 20.61
2008 13.52 R 25.80 33.01 R 23.06 11.89 R 22.96 30.38 R 22.44 3.51 10.06 R 20.49 R 2.83 19.96 R 14.32 25.24 25.23
2009 11.81 R 20.76 33.72 R 22.05 R 9.70 R 15.45 29.81 R 20.67 3.87 R 6.46 R 13.87 R 2.62 20.00 R 11.05 17.54 17.54
2010 11.13 23.46 33.81 22.40 9.20 18.69 29.87 20.90 3.96 6.25 17.58 2.74 19.89 12.04 21.01 21.00
1Prices are not adjusted for inflation.  See "Nominal Dollars" in Glossary. 8Wood and wood-derived fuels, and biomass waste; excludes fuel ethanol and biodiesel.  Through
2000, also includes non-biomass waste.
2Natural gas, plus a small amount of supplemental gaseous fuels. 9Includes coal coke imports and exports, which are not separately displayed.
3Retail electricity prices paid by ultimate customers, reported by electric utilities and, beginning in 1996,
other energy service providers.
10Includes coal, natural gas, and retail electricity, which are not separately displayed.
4Includes coal, and wood and wood-derived fuels, which are not separately displayed. R=Revised.  
5Beginning in 1993, includes fuel ethanol blended into motor gasoline. Notes:  -  Prices include taxes where data are available.  -  There are no direct fuel costs for
hydroelectric, geothermal, wind, or solar energy.
6Includes coal, wood and wood-derived fuels, and biomass waste, which are not separately displayed. 
Through 2000, also includes non-biomass waste.
Web Page:  For related information, see http://www.eia.gov/state/seds/seds-data-complete.cfm.
7For 1981-1992, includes fuel ethanol blended into motor gasoline that is not included in the petroleum
data for those years.
Source:  U.S. Energy Information Administration, "State Energy Data 2010: Prices and Expenditures"
(June 2012), U.S. Tables ET3-ET6. 
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