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

ENERGY 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Production (quadrillion British thermal unit) 71.5 70.3 70.4 69.6 171.0
Imports (quadrillion British thermal unit) 29.0 31.1 33.6 34.7 134.5
Consumption (quadrillion British thermal unit) 99.0 98.2 100.4 100.7 199.9
Petroleum, percent of total consumption 38.7 39.5 40.2 40.1 139.8
Renewable, percent of total consumption 6.3 6.3 6.2 6.4 16.9
Consumption per capita (million British thermal unit) 352 338 342 340 1334
Crude oil production, domestic (million barrels) 2 2,131 2,073 1,983 1,890 11,875
Crude oil imports (million barrels) 2 3,311 3,521 3,674 3,670 3,685
Electricity, net generation (billion kilowatt-hours) 3,802 3,883 3,971 4,055 14,053
TRANSPORTATION 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Motor vehicle registrations (million) 221 231 237 241 244
Vehicle miles of travel (billion) 2,747 2,890 2,965 2,989 (NA)
Annual fuel consumption (billion gallons) 162.5 170.0 173.5 174.3 174.8
Airline revenue passengers (million) 666 646 703 739 745
COMMUNICATIONS 2000 2003 2004 2005 2006
Cellular telephone subscribers (million) 109.5 158.7 182.1 207.9 233.0
Wired cable television households (million) 68.6 74.4 73.9 73.9 73.2
Alternative delivery system (satellite TV) households (million) 11.7 19.7 21.2 23.3 (NA)
Daily newspaper circulation (million) 55.8 55.2 54.6 53.3 52.3

SYMBOL
NA Not available.

FOOTNOTES
\1Preliminary.
\242 gallon barrels. Includes lease condensate.


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Administration and Customer Services Division