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Table 18. Uranium in fuel assemblies loaded into U.S. civilian nuclear power reactors by year, 2016–2020
thousand pounds U3O8 equivalent
Origin of uranium 2016 2017 2018 2019 P2020
Domestic-origin uranium 3,204 5,734 4,957 4,051 8,678
Foreign-origin uranium 38,455 39,807 45,399 39,194 39,953
Total 41,659 45,541 50,355 43,245 48,631
P = Preliminary data. Final 2019 fuel assembly data reported in the 2020 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 (2016–2020)