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Table 5.13c Petroleum Consumption Estimates: Transportation Sector, 1949-2011 (Thousand Barrels per Day)
Table 5.13c  Petroleum Consumption Estimates:  Transportation Sector, 1949-2011
                          (Thousand Barrels per Day)




Year
Transportation Sector

Aviation
Gasoline

Distillate
Fuel Oil 1
Jet Fuel
Liquefied
Petroleum Gases


Lubricants

Motor
Gasoline 3

Residual
Fuel Oil


Total
Kerosene Type Total 2
1949 93 190 0 [2] 1 54 2,241 504 3,084
1950 108 226 0 [2] 2 64 2,433 524 3,356
1951 145 271 0 [2] 4 70 2,641 562 3,692
1952 169 310 0 55 5 63 2,747 521 3,870
1953 194 336 0 94 7 67 2,892 479 4,069
1954 178 342 0 126 8 63 2,970 426 4,112
1955 192 372 0 154 9 70 3,221 440 4,458
1956 204 398 0 197 11 72 3,299 440 4,622
1957 201 405 16 216 12 68 3,362 444 4,707
1958 223 394 17 275 12 65 3,451 414 4,833
1959 209 411 40 325 13 70 3,590 389 5,007
1960 161 418 91 371 13 68 3,736 367 5,135
1961 158 419 129 415 15 67 3,817 361 5,252
1962 143 454 181 489 16 66 3,968 344 5,480
1963 137 502 206 522 18 66 4,112 326 5,683
1964 127 532 234 558 20 69 4,187 338 5,830
1965 120 514 334 602 23 67 4,374 336 6,036
1966 105 547 391 670 26 70 4,599 340 6,357
1967 90 545 518 824 28 61 4,757 359 6,663
1968 84 653 609 955 31 67 5,059 350 7,198
1969 70 705 694 991 33 65 5,328 332 7,524
1970 55 738 718 967 32 66 5,589 332 7,778
1971 49 800 751 1,010 37 67 5,827 305 8,095
1972 46 910 779 1,021 38 71 6,199 280 8,566
1973 45 1,045 825 1,042 35 74 6,496 317 9,054
1974 44 1,036 757 979 33 71 6,372 304 8,838
1975 39 998 782 992 31 70 6,512 310 8,951
1976 37 1,073 777 976 33 77 6,817 358 9,372
1977 38 1,171 814 1,022 36 78 7,022 396 9,761
1978 39 1,260 845 1,044 38 83 7,264 431 10,160
1979 38 1,366 867 1,067 16 87 6,896 535 10,005
1980 35 1,311 845 1,062 13 77 6,441 608 9,546
1981 31 1,365 808 1,006 24 74 6,456 531 9,487
1982 25 1,312 803 1,011 24 68 6,421 444 9,307
1983 26 1,367 839 1,046 29 71 6,510 358 9,406
1984 24 1,383 953 1,175 30 76 6,554 351 9,592
1985 27 1,491 1,005 1,218 21 71 6,667 342 9,838
1986 32 1,514 1,105 1,307 19 69 6,871 379 10,191
1987 25 1,568 1,181 1,385 15 78 7,041 392 10,505
1988 27 1,701 1,236 1,449 17 75 7,179 399 10,846
1989 26 1,734 1,284 1,489 16 77 7,171 423 10,937
1990 24 1,722 1,340 1,522 16 80 7,080 443 10,888
1991 23 1,694 1,296 1,471 15 71 7,042 447 10,763
1992 22 1,728 1,310 1,454 14 72 7,125 465 10,881
1993 21 1,785 1,357 1,469 14 74 7,367 393 11,124
1994 21 1,896 1,480 1,527 24 77 7,487 385 11,417
1995 21 1,973 1,497 1,514 13 76 7,674 397 11,668
1996 20 2,096 1,575 1,578 11 73 7,772 370 11,921
1997 22 2,198 1,598 1,599 10 78 7,883 310 12,099
1998 19 2,263 1,623 1,622 13 81 8,128 294 12,420
1999 21 2,352 1,675 1,673 10 82 8,336 290 12,765
2000 20 2,422 1,725 1,725 8 81 8,370 386 13,012
2001 19 2,489 1,656 1,655 10 74 8,435 255 12,938
2002 18 2,536 1,621 1,614 10 73 8,662 295 13,208
2003 16 2,665 1,578 1,578 12 68 8,733 249 13,321
2004 17 2,783 1,630 1,630 14 69 8,887 321 13,720
2005 19 2,858 1,679 1,679 20 68 8,948 365 13,957
2006 18 3,017 1,633 1,633 20 67 9,029 395 14,178
2007 17 3,037 1,622 1,622 16 69 9,093 433 14,287
2008 15 2,824 1,539 1,539 29 64 8,834 400 13,704
2009 14 2,600 1,393 1,393 20 57 8,840 353 13,279
2010 15 R 2,737 R 1,432 R 1,432 21 R 64 R 8,816 R 382 R 13,466
2011P 15 2,779 1,425 1,425 21 60 8,565 359 13,223
1Beginning in 2009, includes renewable diesel fuel (including biodiesel) blended into distillate fuel oil. Notes:  -  For total petroleum consumption by all sectors, see petroleum products supplied data in Table
5.11.  For petroleum, product supplied is used as an approximation of petroleum consumption.  See Note 1,
"Petroleum Products Supplied and Petroleum Consumption," at end of section.  -  Totals may not equal
sum of components due to independent rounding.
2Through 1951, naphtha-type jet fuel is included in the products from which jet fuel was blended: in
1952, 71 percent gasoline, 17 percent kerosene, and 12 percent distillate fuel oil.   Beginning in 1952,
includes naphtha-type jet fuel.  Beginning in 1957, also includes kerosene-type jet fuel.  Beginning in 2005,
includes kerosene-type jet fuel only.
Web Pages:  -  See http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/#petroleum for updated monthly and
annual data.  -  See http://www.eia.gov/states/_seds.html for related information.
3Finished motor gasoline.  Through 1963, also includes special naphthas.  Beginning in 1993, also
includes ethanol blended into motor gasoline.
Sources:  -  1949-1959-Bureau of Mines, Mineral Industry Surveys, Petroleum Statement, Annual,
annual reports, and U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates.  -  1960-1972-EIA, "State
Energy Data 2010: Consumption" (June 2012), U.S. Table CT7.  -  1973 forward-EIA, Monthly Energy
Review (April 2012), Table 3.7c.
R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.    
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