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Data for October 2018  |  Release Date: December 26, 2018  |  Next Release: January 25, 2019 
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Table 5.1. Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers:
Total by End-Use Sector, 2008 - October 2018 (Thousand Megawatthours)

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors
Annual Totals
2008 1,380,662 1,336,133 1,009,516 7,653 3,733,965
2009 1,364,758 1,306,853 917,416 7,768 3,596,795
2010 1,445,708 1,330,199 971,221 7,712 3,754,841
2011 1,422,801 1,328,057 991,316 7,672 3,749,846
2012 1,374,515 1,327,101 985,714 7,320 3,694,650
2013 1,394,812 1,337,079 985,352 7,625 3,724,868
2014 1,407,208 1,352,158 997,576 7,758 3,764,700
2015 1,404,096 1,360,752 986,508 7,637 3,758,992
2016 1,411,058 1,367,191 976,715 7,497 3,762,462
2017 1,378,648 1,352,888 984,298 7,523 3,723,356
Year 2016
January 130,972 110,410 78,848 660 320,890
February 115,959 103,452 76,748 646 296,806
March 100,227 105,739 79,237 609 285,812
April 88,244 102,045 78,647 595 269,531
May 94,198 108,437 81,491 581 284,708
June 125,211 120,363 83,672 631 329,878
July 154,409 130,038 87,076 648 372,172
August 156,442 135,019 89,101 631 381,192
Sept 129,363 123,493 83,259 637 336,752
October 101,508 112,963 81,597 613 296,681
November 93,244 105,060 78,421 592 277,317
December 121,281 110,172 78,616 653 310,722
Year 2017
January 129,212 109,488 78,809 667 318,177
February 100,968 99,640 74,534 635 275,777
March 103,096 107,173 80,530 645 291,444
April 90,725 102,589 78,899 589 272,801
May 98,281 109,872 83,134 583 291,871
June 122,543 120,013 85,399 628 328,583
July 149,900 129,277 87,806 630 367,613
August 142,007 128,481 89,134 640 360,263
Sept 118,779 118,789 83,540 618 321,726
October 102,811 113,287 82,815 626 299,539
November 98,321 104,973 79,456 598 283,347
December 122,005 109,306 80,242 664 312,216
Year 2018
January 148,978 114,634 76,059 751 340,422
February 113,383 102,018 71,946 643 287,990
March 106,939 107,902 76,810 625 292,276
April 95,128 102,940 75,241 608 273,917
May 103,453 112,622 81,461 591 298,126
June 129,478 121,597 81,528 628 333,231
July 153,071 130,955 85,094 640 369,759
August 152,636 134,333 88,761 686 376,416
Sept 128,458 121,600 81,216 648 331,923
October 106,633 115,863 81,020 635 304,151
Year to Date
2016 1,196,533 1,151,959 819,677 6,252 3,174,422
2017 1,158,323 1,138,609 824,601 6,261 3,127,793
2018 1,238,156 1,164,464 799,135 6,455 3,208,210
Rolling 12 Months Ending in October
2017 1,372,848 1,353,841 981,638 7,506 3,715,832
2018 1,458,481 1,378,743 958,832 7,717 3,803,773

See Technical notes for additional information on the Commercial, Industrial, and Transportation sectors. NA = Not available. See Glossary for definitions.
Geographic coverage is the 50 States and the District of Columbia. Values include energy service provider (power marketer) data.
Values for 2017 and prior years are final. Values for 2018 are preliminary estimates based on a cutoff model sample. See Technical Notes for a discussion of the sample design for the Form EIA-826. Utilities and energy service providers may classify commercial and industrial customers based on either NAICS codes or demands or usage falling within specified limits by rate schedule. Changes from year to year in consumer counts, sales and revenues, particularly involving the commercial and industrial consumer sectors, may result from respondent implementation of changes in the definitions of consumers, and reclassifications. Sales and net generation may not correspond exactly for a particular month for a variety of reasons (i.e., sales data may include purchases of electricity from nonutilities or imported electricity). Net generation is for the calendar month while sales and associated revenue accumulate from bills collected for periods of time (28 to 35 days) that vary dependent upon customer class and consumption occurring in and outside the calendar month.
Sources: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-861M (formerly EIA-826), Monthly Electric Industry Power Report.
Form EIA-826, Monthly Electric Sales and Revenue Report with State Distributions Report;
Form EIA-861, Annual Electric Power Industry Report; and Form EIA-861S, Annual Electric Power Industry Report (Short Form).