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Table 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2014–2018
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of uranium 2014 2015 2016 2017 P2018
Domestic-origin uranium 3,251 4,050 3,204 5,734 5,400
Foreign-origin uranium 47,281 43,381 38,455 39,807 44,848
Total 50,532 47,431 41,659 45,541 50,248
P = Preliminary data. Final 2016 fuel assembly data reported in the 2017 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 (2014–2018)