U.S. Department of Commerce

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

ENERGY 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008
Production (quadrillion British thermal unit) 71.5 69.6 71.0 71.5 173.7
Imports (quadrillion British thermal unit) 29.0 34.7 34.7 34.7 132.8
Consumption (quadrillion British thermal unit) 99.0 100.5 99.9 101.6 199.3
Petroleum, percent of total consumption 38.7 40.2 40.0 39.2 137.4
Renewable, percent of total consumption 6.3 6.4 6.9 6.7 17.4
Consumption per capita (million British thermal unit) 351 340 335 337 1327
Crude oil production, domestic (million barrels) 2 2,131 1,890 1,862 1,848 1,814
Crude oil imports (million barrels) 2 3,311 3,670 3,685 3,656 3,571
Electricity, net generation (billion kilowatt-hours) 3,802 4,055 4,065 4,157 14,110
TRANSPORTATION 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008
Motor vehicle registrations (million) 221 241 244 247 (NA)
Vehicle miles of travel (billion) 2,747 2,989 3,014 3,030 (NA)
Annual fuel consumption (billion gallons) 162.5 174.8 174.9 176.1 (NA)
Airline revenue passengers (million) 666 739 744 769 741
COMMUNICATIONS 2000 2005 2006 2007 2008
Cellular telephone subscribers (million) 109.5 207.9 233.0 255.4 270.3
Daily newspaper circulation (million) 55.8 53.3 52.3 50.7 48.6

SYMBOL
NA Not available.

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


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