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Table 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2017–2021
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of uranium 2017 2018 2019 2020 P2021
Domestic-origin uranium 5,734 4,957 4,051 8,678 3,289
Foreign-origin uranium 39,807 45,399 39,194 39,953 41,111
Total 45,541 50,355 43,245 48,631 44,400
P = Preliminary data. Final 2020 fuel assembly data reported in the 2021 survey.
Notes: Includes only unirradiated uranium in new fuel assemblies loaded into reactors during the year. Does not include uranium removed from reactors that subsequently will be reloaded. Totals may not equal sum of components because of independent rounding.
Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Form EIA-858, Uranium Marketing Annual Survey (2017–2021)