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Energy Indicators  
Demography Illinois Share of U.S. Period
Population 12.6 million 3.8% 2020  
Civilian Labor Force 6.3 million 3.9% Jul-21  
Economy Illinois U.S. Rank Period
Gross Domestic Product $ 863.5 billion 5 2020  
Gross Domestic Product for the Manufacturing Sector $ 102,642 million 4 2020  
Per Capita Personal Income $ 62,977 13 2020  
Vehicle Miles Traveled 107,525 million miles 8 2019  
Land in Farms 27.0 million acres 13 2017  
Climate Illinois U.S. Rank Period
Average Temperature 53.3 degrees Fahrenheit 23 2020  
Precipitation 41.9 inches 24 2020  
Prices  
Petroleum Illinois U.S. Average Period find more
Domestic Crude Oil First Purchase $ 68.05 /barrel $ 68.58 /barrel Jun-21  
Natural Gas Illinois U.S. Average Period find more
City Gate NA $ 4.80 /thousand cu ft Jun-21 find more
Residential NA $ 17.76 /thousand cu ft Jun-21 find more
Coal Illinois U.S. Average Period find more
Average Sales Price $ 36.84 /short ton $ 36.07 /short ton 2019  
Delivered to Electric Power Sector W $ 1.95 /million Btu Jun-21  
Electricity Illinois U.S. Average Period find more
Residential 12.89 cents/kWh 13.85 cents/kWh Jun-21 find more
Commercial 9.43 cents/kWh 11.34 cents/kWh Jun-21 find more
Industrial 7.17 cents/kWh 7.27 cents/kWh Jun-21 find more
Reserves  
Reserves Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Crude Oil (as of Dec. 31) W W 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Dry Natural Gas (as of Dec. 31) -- -- 2019 find more
Expected Future Production of Natural Gas Plant Liquids -- -- 2019 find more
Recoverable Coal at Producing Mines 1,900 million short tons 13.4% 2019 find more
Rotary Rigs & Wells Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Natural Gas Producing Wells NA NA 2019 find more
Capacity Illinois Share of U.S. Period
Crude Oil Refinery Capacity (as of Jan. 1) 1,026,865 barrels/calendar day 5.4% 2020  
Electric Power Industry Net Summer Capacity 44,471 MW 4.0% Jun-21  
Supply & Distribution  
Production Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Energy 2,464 trillion Btu 2.4% 2019 find more
Crude Oil 20 thousand barrels per day 0.2% Jun-21 find more
Natural Gas - Marketed 2,210 million cu ft * 2019 find more
Coal 45,853 thousand short tons 6.5% 2019 find more
Total Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Net Electricity Generation 15,948 thousand MWh 4.3% Jun-21  
Utility-Scale Net Electricity Generation (share of total) Illinois U.S. Average Period
Petroleum-Fired * 0.2 % Jun-21 find more
Natural Gas-Fired 13.0 % 39.7 % Jun-21 find more
Coal-Fired 26.4 % 23.3 % Jun-21 find more
Nuclear 52.4 % 17.7 % Jun-21 find more
Renewables 7.9 % 18.5 % Jun-21  
Stocks Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Motor Gasoline (Excludes Pipelines) 44 thousand barrels 0.4% Jun-21  
Distillate Fuel Oil (Excludes Pipelines) 3,333 thousand barrels 3.1% Jun-21 find more
Natural Gas in Underground Storage 820,279 million cu ft 11.7% Jun-21 find more
Petroleum Stocks at Electric Power Producers 61 thousand barrels 0.3% Jun-21 find more
Coal Stocks at Electric Power Producers 5,299 thousand tons 4.8% Jun-21 find more
Fueling Stations Illinois Share of U.S. Period
Motor Gasoline 3,804 stations 3.4% 2019  
Propane 89 stations 3.3% 2021  
Electricity 843 stations 2.1% 2021  
E85 267 stations 7.2% 2021  
Compressed Natural Gas and Other Alternative Fuels 31 stations 2.5% 2021  
Consumption & Expenditures  
Summary Illinois U.S. Rank Period
Total Consumption 3,959 trillion Btu 5 2019 find more
Total Consumption per Capita 313 million Btu 24 2019 find more
Total Expenditures $ 42,645 million 6 2019 find more
Total Expenditures per Capita $ 3,367 42 2019 find more
by End-Use Sector Illinois Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Residential 971 trillion Btu 4.6% 2019 find more
    »  Commercial 809 trillion Btu 4.5% 2019 find more
    »  Industrial 1,171 trillion Btu 3.6% 2019 find more
    »  Transportation 1,008 trillion Btu 3.5% 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Residential $ 9,903 million 3.7% 2019 find more
    »  Commercial $ 6,652 million 3.5% 2019 find more
    »  Industrial $ 6,319 million 3.2% 2019 find more
    »  Transportation $ 19,771 million 3.5% 2019 find more
by Source Illinois Share of U.S. Period
Consumption
    »  Petroleum 248 million barrels 3.3% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas 1,152 billion cu ft 3.7% 2019 find more
    »  Coal 33 million short tons 5.6% 2019 find more
Expenditures
    »  Petroleum $ 22,883 million 3.3% 2019 find more
    »  Natural Gas $ 6,981 million 4.6% 2019 find more
    »  Coal $ 1,276 million 5.0% 2019 find more
Consumption for Electricity Generation Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Petroleum 6 thousand barrels 0.4% Jun-21 find more
Natural Gas 17,654 million cu ft 1.6% Jun-21 find more
Coal 2,530 thousand short tons 5.3% Jun-21 find more
Energy Source Used for Home Heating (share of households) Illinois U.S. Average Period
Natural Gas 77.1 % 47.8 % 2019  
Fuel Oil 0.1 % 4.4 % 2019  
Electricity 17.0 % 39.5 % 2019  
Propane 4.2 % 4.8 % 2019  
Other/None 1.5 % 3.5 % 2019  
Environment  
Renewable Energy Capacity Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Total Renewable Energy Electricity Net Summer Capacity 6,566 MW 2.4% Jun-21  
Ethanol Plant Nameplate Capacity 1,740 million gal/year 9.9% 2021  
Renewable Energy Production Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Utility-Scale Hydroelectric Net Electricity Generation NM NM Jun-21  
Utility-Scale Solar, Wind, and Geothermal Net Electricity Generation 1,221 thousand MWh 3.1% Jun-21  
Utility-Scale Biomass Net Electricity Generation 34 thousand MWh 0.7% Jun-21  
Small-Scale Solar Photovoltaic Generation 103 thousand MWh 2.0% Jun-21  
Fuel Ethanol Production 35,260 thousand barrels 9.4% 2019  
Renewable Energy Consumption Illinois U.S. Rank Period find more
Renewable Energy Consumption as a Share of State Total 7.3 % 32 2019  
Fuel Ethanol Consumption 11,267 thousand barrels 9 2019  
Total Emissions Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 210.4 million metric tons 4.0% 2018  
Electric Power Industry Emissions Illinois Share of U.S. Period find more
Carbon Dioxide 63,036 thousand metric tons 3.7% 2019  
Sulfur Dioxide 86 thousand metric tons 6.8% 2019  
Nitrogen Oxide 33 thousand metric tons 2.4% 2019  

Notes & Sources

-- = No data reported.
*  = Value is less than half of the smallest unit of measure (e.g., for values with no decimals, the smallest unit is 1 then values less than 0.5 are shown as *.)
NA = Not available.
NM = Not meaningful due to large relative standard error or excessive percentage change.
W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Note: Small differences between source data and values displayed here may be due to independent rounding.
Note: Components of "Utility-scale net electricity generation (share of total)" may not add to 100% because "Total utility-scale net electricity generation" includes net generation from petroleum coke, pumped storage hydroelectric, other gases, and other energy sources, which are not shown separately.