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Data for March 2019  |  Release date: May 24, 2019  |  Next release: June 24, 2019 
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Table 5.1. Sales of Electricity to Ultimate Customers:
Total by End-Use Sector, 2009 - March 2019 (Thousand Megawatthours)

Period Residential Commercial Industrial Transportation All Sectors
Annual Totals
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
2018 1,464,373 1,376,741 953,076 7,738 3,801,928
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 148,978 114,618 76,061 751 340,408
February 113,383 102,001 71,948 643 287,975
March 106,939 107,886 76,811 625 292,262
April 95,128 102,922 75,241 608 273,898
May 103,395 112,597 81,461 591 298,044
June 129,478 121,578 81,527 628 333,212
July 153,031 130,916 85,041 640 369,629
August 152,951 134,479 89,632 686 377,748
Sept 128,459 121,581 81,192 648 331,881
October 106,638 115,861 81,023 636 304,157
November 103,372 104,622 76,927 622 285,543
December 122,620 107,678 76,213 660 307,171
Year 2019
January 132,989 111,613 78,033 664 323,300
February 116,311 102,690 72,371 677 292,049
March 112,384 107,422 77,007 685 297,498
Year to Date
2017 333,276 316,301 233,873 1,947 885,398
2018 369,301 324,506 224,819 2,019 920,645
2019 361,684 321,725 227,411 2,026 912,846
Rolling 12 Months Ending in March
2018 1,414,672 1,361,092 975,244 7,594 3,758,603
2019 1,456,756 1,373,960 955,668 7,745 3,794,130

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 2019 and 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).