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Table 11.1 Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Energy Consumption by Source, 1949-2011 (Million Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide )
Table 11.1  Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Energy Consumption by Source, 1949-2011
                      (Million Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide 1)



Year



Coal 3


Natural
Gas 4
Petroleum


Total 2,9
Biomass 2
Aviation
Gasoline
Distillate
Fuel Oil 5
Jet
Fuel
Kero-
sene

LPG 6
Lubri-
cants
Motor
Gasoline 7
Petroleum
Coke
Residual
Fuel Oil

Other 8

Total

Wood 10

Waste 11
Fuel
Ethanol 12
Bio-
diesel

Total
1949 1,118 270 12 140 NA 42 13 7 329 8 244 25 820 2,207 145 NA NA NA 145
1950 1,152 313 14 168 NA 48 16 9 357 8 273 26 918 2,382 147 NA NA NA 147
1951 1,167 370 18 190 NA 51 19 10 388 8 278 30 990 2,527 144 NA NA NA 144
1952 1,052 396 22 203 8 50 20 9 404 7 273 30 1,025 2,473 138 NA NA NA 138
1953 1,057 415 25 207 13 47 22 9 424 9 276 32 1,065 2,537 133 NA NA NA 133
1954 904 437 23 224 18 49 24 9 436 10 257 33 1,081 2,422 131 NA NA NA 131
1955 1,038 472 24 247 21 48 27 10 473 13 274 38 1,175 2,685 134 NA NA NA 134
1956 1,055 504 26 262 28 48 30 10 485 13 277 39 1,218 2,777 133 NA NA NA 133
1957 1,004 535 26 262 30 42 31 9 493 14 270 41 1,218 2,757 125 NA NA NA 125
1958 887 560 28 278 38 44 33 9 506 16 261 42 1,256 2,703 124 NA NA NA 124
1959 885 615 27 280 46 39 39 10 527 19 277 43 1,307 2,807 127 NA NA NA 127
1960 915 650 21 291 53 41 42 10 543 29 275 45 1,349 2,914 124 NA NA NA 124
1961 895 679 20 295 59 40 43 9 552 36 270 45 1,369 2,943 121 NA NA NA 121
1962 922 721 18 311 70 40 47 10 573 37 268 46 1,422 3,065 122 NA NA NA 122
1963 969 756 18 318 74 40 51 10 591 37 265 56 1,459 3,185 124 NA NA NA 124
1964 1,019 803 16 319 80 38 55 10 602 37 273 64 1,495 3,317 125 NA NA NA 125
1965 1,075 828 15 330 87 40 57 11 627 39 289 65 1,559 3,462 125 NA NA NA 125
1966 1,127 892 13 339 97 41 60 11 656 39 308 71 1,635 3,654 128 NA NA NA 128
1967 1,107 942 11 348 119 41 61 10 677 40 321 73 1,701 3,749 126 NA NA NA 126
1968 1,146 1,008 11 372 138 42 68 11 720 40 329 79 1,810 3,965 133 NA NA NA 133
1969 1,148 1,085 9 383 144 41 78 11 754 43 356 83 1,901 4,135 135 NA NA NA 135
1970 1,134 1,144 7 394 141 39 78 11 789 41 396 85 1,983 4,261 134 (s) NA NA 134
1971 1,076 1,180 6 413 147 37 79 11 821 43 413 86 2,056 4,312 134 (s) NA NA 134
1972 1,121 1,192 6 453 153 35 90 12 872 47 456 94 2,219 4,532 141 (s) NA NA 141
1973 1,207 1,181 6 480 155 32 91 13 911 51 508 100 2,346 4,733 143 (s) NA NA 143
1974 1,185 1,140 6 458 145 26 87 13 892 46 475 101 2,248 4,574 144 (s) NA NA 144
1975 1,181 1,047 5 443 146 24 82 11 911 48 443 97 2,209 4,437 140 (s) NA NA 141
1976 1,266 1,068 5 488 144 25 86 13 955 47 506 103 2,372 4,705 161 (s) NA NA 161
1977 1,300 1,046 5 520 152 26 85 13 979 52 553 115 2,500 4,846 172 (s) NA NA 172
1978 1,298 1,050 5 533 154 26 83 14 1,011 50 544 127 2,548 4,896 191 (s) NA NA 191
1979 1,410 1,085 5 514 157 28 95 15 960 48 509 139 2,469 4,964 202 (s) NA NA 202
1980 1,436 1,063 4 446 156 24 87 13 900 46 453 142 2,272 4,770 232 (s) NA NA 232
1981 1,485 1,036 4 439 147 19 85 13 899 48 376 93 2,122 4,642 234 5 (s) NA 240
1982 1,433 963 3 415 148 19 85 11 892 49 309 80 2,011 4,406 235 7 1 NA 244
1983 1,488 901 3 418 153 19 85 12 904 48 255 98 1,995 4,383 252 10 2 NA 264
1984 1,598 962 3 443 172 17 88 13 914 51 247 106 2,053 4,613 252 13 3 NA 267
1985 1,638 926 3 445 178 17 86 12 930 55 216 93 2,035 4,600 252 14 3 NA 270
1986 1,617 866 4 453 191 15 83 12 958 56 255 98 2,125 4,608 240 16 4 NA 260
1987 1,691 920 3 463 202 14 82 13 982 60 227 106 2,152 4,764 231 18 5 NA 253
1988 1,775 962 3 487 212 14 83 13 1,003 63 249 119 2,246 4,982 242 19 5 NA 266
1989 1,795 1,022 3 491 218 13 82 13 1,000 62 246 118 2,246 5,067 251 22 5 NA 278
1990 1,821 1,025 3 470 223 6 69 13 988 67 220 127 2,187 5,039 208 24 4 NA 237
1991 1,807 1,047 3 454 215 7 71 12 982 66 207 117 2,134 4,996 208 26 5 NA 239
1992 1,822 1,082 3 464 213 6 77 12 999 74 196 135 2,180 5,093 217 27 6 NA 250
1993 1,882 1,110 3 473 215 7 76 12 1,015 76 193 114 2,184 5,185 212 28 7 NA 246
1994 1,893 1,134 3 492 224 7 79 13 1,022 74 183 124 2,221 5,258 218 29 7 NA 255
1995 1,913 1,184 3 498 222 8 78 13 1,044 75 152 114 2,207 5,314 222 30 8 NA 260
1996 1,995 1,205 3 524 232 9 84 12 1,063 78 152 132 2,290 5,501 229 32 6 NA 266
1997 2,040 1,211 3 534 234 10 85 13 1,075 79 142 138 2,313 5,575 222 30 7 NA 259
1998 2,064 1,189 2 538 238 12 75 14 1,107 89 158 125 2,358 5,622 205 30 8 NA 242
1999 2,062 1,192 3 555 245 11 91 14 1,127 93 148 130 2,417 5,682 208 29 8 NA 245
2000 2,155 1,241 3 580 254 10 102 14 1,135 84 163 117 2,461 5,867 212 27 9 NA 248
2001 2,088 1,187 2 598 243 11 92 13 1,151 88 145 132 2,473 5,759 188 33 10 (s) 231
2002 2,095 R 1,227 2 587 237 6 98 12 1,183 94 125 127 2,472 R 5,806 187 36 12 (s) 235
2003 2,136 1,191 2 610 231 8 95 11 1,188 94 138 140 2,518 5,857 188 36 16 (s) 240
2004 2,160 R 1,195 2 632 240 10 98 12 1,214 105 155 142 2,609 5,975 199 35 20 (s) 255
2005 2,182 1,175 2 640 246 10 94 12 1,214 105 164 141 2,628 R 5,997 200 37 23 1 261
2006 2,147 R 1,158 2 648 240 8 93 11 1,224 104 122 150 2,603 R 5,919 R 197 36 31 2 R 266
2007 2,172 R 1,233 2 652 238 5 94 12 1,227 98 129 148 2,603 R 6,020 R 194 37 39 3 R 274
2008 2,139 1,243 2 615 226 2 89 11 1,166 92 111 130 2,444 5,838 R 191 40 55 3 289
2009 1,876 R 1,222 2 564 204 3 91 10 1,157 87 91 111 2,320 R 5,429 R 177 41 62 3 R 284
2010 R 1,988 R 1,265 2 R 590 R 210 3 R 94 11 R 1,146 77 R 96 R 120 R 2,349 R 5,612 186 R 43 R 73 2 304
2011P 1,874 1,296 2 596 209 2 92 10 1,111 75 86 116 2,299 5,481 186 43 73 8 311
1Metric tons of carbon dioxide can be converted to metric tons of carbon equivalent by multiplying by
12/44.
9Includes electric power sector use of geothermal energy and non-biomass waste.  See Table 11.3e.
2Carbon dioxide emissions from biomass energy consumption are excluded from total emissions in this
table.  See Note, "Accounting for Carbon Dioxide Emissions From Biomass Energy Combustion," at end of
section.  
10Wood and wood-derived fuels.
3Includes coal coke net imports. 11Municipal solid waste from biogenic sources, landfill gas, sludge waste, agricultural byproducts, and
other biomass.
4Natural gas, excluding supplemental gaseous fuels. 12Fuel ethanol minus denaturant.
5Distillate fuel oil, excluding biodiesel. R=Revised.  P=Preliminary.  NA=Not available.  (s)=Less than 0.5 million metric tons of carbon dioxide.  
6Liquefied petroleum gases. Notes:  -  Data are estimates for carbon dioxide emissions from energy consumption, including the
non-combustion use of fossil fuels.  -  See "Carbon Dioxide" in Glossary.  -  Totals may not equal sum of
components due to independent rounding.
7Finished motor gasoline, excluding fuel ethanol. Web Pages:  -  See http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/#environment for updated monthly and
annual data.  -  See http://www.eia.gov/environment/ for related information.
8Aviation gasoline blending components, crude oil, motor gasoline blending components, pentanes
plus, petrochemical feedstocks, special naphthas, still gas, unfinished oils, waxes, and miscellaneous
petroleum products.
Sources:  -  1949-1972-U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates based on data in
Annual Energy Review Tables 2.1b-2.1f, 5.12, 7.3, 7.8, 10.2a-10.2c, and A5.  -  1973 forward-EIA,
Monthly Energy Review (May 2012), Tables 12.1 and 12.7.
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