U.S. Department of Commerce

USA Statistics in Brief--Energy, Transportation, and Communications

ENERGY 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Production (quadrillion British thermal unit (Btu).) 71.3 71.9 70.8 70.0 170.4
Imports (quadrillion Btu.) 29.0 30.2 29.4 31.0 133.0
Consumption (quadrillion Btu.) 99.0 96.5 97.9 98.3 199.7
Consumption per capita (million Btu.) 352 338 340 338 340
Crude oil production, domestic (million barrels)2 2,131 2,118 2,097 2,073 1,988
Crude oil imports (million barrels) 2 3,311 3,405 3,336 3,521 3,674
TRANSPORTATION 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Motor vehicle registrations (million) 221 230 230 231 (NA)
Airline revenue passengers (million) 666 622 613 646 698
COMMUNICATIONS 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Cellular telephone subscribers (million) 109.5 128.4 140.8 158.7 182.1
Cable TV subscribers (million) 66.3 66.7 66.5 66.1 365.9
Daily newspaper circulation (million) 55.8 55.6 55.2 55.2 54.6

NA Not available.
\1 Preliminary.
\2 42 gallon barrels. Includes lease condensate.
\3 Estimate.


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