- United States Total Energy Consumption By Mode Of Transportation Data 1960-2015
- United States Energy Utilization By Mode Of Transportation Data 1960-2015
- United States Total Energy Consumption In Transportation By Type Of Energy 1960-2016
- United States Energy Utilization by Type Of Energy In Transportation 1960-2016
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Energy Consumption By Mode Of Transportation And Type Of Energy
The dataset gives information on the total energy consumption in different modes of transportation by type of energy. It is important to mention that the data for 2007-2013 are based on new categories and are not comparable to previous years.
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The different types of energy sources or fuels include petroleum products, which include crude oil and petroleum liquids that result from natural gas processing, including gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, residual fuel oil, and propane. Biofuels are also included such as ethanol and biodiesel, and it also has information on natural gas and electricity that are also other types of energy sources they use. The United States is a highly developed and industrialized society. Americans use a lot of energy in homes, in businesses, and in industry. Americans also use energy for personal travel and for transporting goods. There are five energy consuming sectors:
1. The industrial sector includes facilities and equipment used for manufacturing, agriculture, mining, and construction.
2. The transportation sector includes vehicles that transport people or goods, such as cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, trains, aircraft, boats, barges, and ships.
3. The residential sector consists of homes and apartments.
4. The commercial sector includes offices, malls, stores, schools, hospitals, hotels, warehouses, restaurants, and places of worship and public assembly.
5. The electric power sector consumes primary energy to generate most of the electricity consumed by the other four sectors.
The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that cars, light trucks, and motorcycles use the largest share of the total energy consumed for transportation in the United States. Cars, vans, and buses are commonly used to transport people. Trucks, airplanes, and trains are used to move people and freight. Barges and pipelines move freight or bulk quantities of materials. Estimates of shares of total U.S. transportation energy use by types or modes of transportation in 2016 says Light-duty vehicles (cars, small trucks, vans, and sport utility vehicles) and motorcycles to 56%, Large trucks to 23%, Jets, planes, and other aircraft to 8%, Boat, ships, and other watercraft to 4%, Trains and buses to 3%. The military, all modes to 2%, Pipelines to 2%, Lubricants to less than 1%.
U.S. gasoline consumption for transportation has increased even though overall fuel economy in cars and light trucks has improved. The national average fuel economy for light-duty vehicles, which include passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, and crossover vehicles, has improved over time mainly because of fuel economy standards the federal government established for those types of vehicles. However, total motor gasoline consumption for transportation has generally increased after fuel economy standards were set because of increases in the number of vehicles in use —especially light pickup trucks, minivans, sport utility vehicles, and crossover vehicles, which have lower fuel economy than many passenger cars—and in the number of miles traveled per vehicle. The U.S. economic recession and recovery from 2008 through 2012 and relatively high gasoline prices contributed to lower gasoline use during that period. The improving economy and decreases in gasoline prices contributed to increases in gasoline consumption since 2012.
Each sector consumes primary energy. The industrial, transportation, residential, and commercial sectors also use most of the electricity (a secondary energy source) the electric power sector produces. These sectors are called end-use sectors because they purchase or produce energy for their own consumption and not for resale. In all but 14 of the years from 1949 to 2007, energy consumption increased over the previous year. Total U.S. energy consumption reached its highest level in 2007. In 2009, this general historical trend of year-over-year increases in energy consumption changed sharply because of the economic recession. In 2009, real gross domestic product (GDP) fell 2.8% compared with 2008, and total energy consumption decreased by nearly 5%, the largest single-year decreases in both real GDP and in total energy consumption from 1949 through 2016. Decreases in energy consumption occurred in all four major end-use sectors in 2009 (residential–3%, commercial–3%, industrial–9%, and transportation–3%). Energy consumption increased by about 4% in 2010, then decreased in 2011 and in 2012. Consumption increased by about 3% in 2013 and by 1% in 2014. Consumption decreased by about 1% in 2015 and increased by less than 1% in 2016. Total U.S. energy consumption in 2016 was about 4% less than consumption in 2007. Economic growth and other factors such as weather and fuel prices can influence consumption in each sector differently.
The new category of light duty vehicle with short wheel base includes passenger cars, light trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles with a wheelbase (WB) equal to or less than 121 inches.
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John Snow Labs; U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics;
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United States Total Energy Consumption By Mode Of Transportation Data 1960-2015, United States Energy Utilization By Mode Of Transportation Data 1960-2015, United States Total Energy Consumption In Transportation By Type Of Energy 1960-2016, United States Energy Utilization by Type Of Energy In Transportation 1960-2016
|Year||Year of Data||date||-|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Air_Mode_In_Certified_Carrier_Jet_Fuel||Total energy consumption in certified carrier for domestic operations alone||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Air_Mode_In_Aviation_Gasoline||Total energy consumption of aviation gasoline||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Air_Mode_In_General_Aviation_Jet_Fuel||Total energy consumption in general aviation includes fuel used in air taxi operations, but not commuter operations||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Highway_Light_Vehicle_Short_Wheelbase_Motorcycle||Energy consumption in the highway for light-duty vehicle with short wheelbase||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Highway_Mode_In_Light_Vehicle_Long_Wheelbase||Energy consumption in the highway for light-duty vehicle with long wheelbase||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_Highway_Mode_Single_Unit_2Axle_6_Tyre_Or_More_Truck||Energy consumption in the highway for single unit 2 axle 6 tyre or more truck; 1965 data includes other 2-axle 4-tyre vehicles||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Highway_Mode_In_Combination_Truck||Energy consumption in highway combination||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Highway_Mode_In_Bus||Energy consumption in highway for bus||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Transit_Mode_In_Electricity||Energy consumption in transit mode for electricity; the data from 1997-2013 are not comparable to data before 1997 due to different sources and prior to 1984, excludes commuter rail, automated guideway, ferryboat, demand responsive vehicles, and most rural and smaller systems||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Motor_Fuel_Mode_In_Diesel||Energy consumption in mototr fuel mode for diesel; diesel includes Diesel and Bio-Diesel||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_Motor_Fuel_Mode_Gasoline_And_Other_Nondiesel_Fuel||Energy consumption in Gasoline and all other nondiesel fuels include Gasoline, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Liquefied Natural Gas, Methane, Ethanol, Bunker Fuel, Kerosene, Grain Additive, and Other Fuel||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Motor_Fuel_Mode_In_Compressed_Natural_Gas||Energy consumption in motor fuel mode of transport for natural gas||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_Rail_Class1_Freight_Mode_In_Distillate_Diesel_Fuel||Energy consumption in rail freight mode for distillate diesel fuel||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Amtrak_Mode_In_Electricity||Energy consumption in Amtrak mode of transport for electricity||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Amtrak_Mode_In_Distillate_Or_Diesel_Fuel||Energy consumption in Amtrak mode of transport for electricity||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Water_Mode_In_Residual_Fuel_Oil||Energy consumption in water mode of transport for residual fuel oil||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Water_Mode_In_Distillate_Or_Diesel_Fuel_Oil||Energy consumption in water mode of transport for distillate or diesel fuel oil||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Water_Mode_In_Gasoline||Energy consumption in water mode of transport for gasoline||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_In_Pipeline_Mode_In_Natural_Gas||Energy consumption in pipeline mode for natural gas||integer||level : Ratio|
|Energy_Consumption_Across_All_Sectors||Total energy consumption across all sectors||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Total energy consumption in the transportation sector; sum of primary consumption, electricity, and electrical system energy losses categories||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Percent_Of_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Percent of energy consumption in transportation sector||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Primary_Energy_As_Biomass_Natural_Gas_Petroleum||Total primary energy in transportation sector as sum of biomass, natural gas, and petroleum categories||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Coal_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Total coal energy consumed for transportation sector||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Coal_Energy_Consumed_Transportation_Sector_In_Million_Short_Tons||Total coal energy in transportation sector in million short tons; beginning from 1980, small amounts of coal consumed for transportation are included in industrial sector consumption||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Natural_Gas_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Total natural gas energy in transportation sector consumed in the operation of pipelines, primarily in compressors, and small amounts consumed as vehicle fuel||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Natural_Gas_Conusmed_In_Transportation_Sector_Trillion_Cubic_Ft||Total natural gas energy in transportation sector in trillion cubic feet||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Petroleum_Products_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Total petroleum products energy consumed in transportation sector which includes most nonutility use of fossil fuels to produce electricity and small amounts (about 0.1 quadrillion British thermal unit per year since 1990) of renewable energy in the form of ethanol blended into motor gasoline||number||level : Ratio|
|Total_Petroleum_Consumption_Transportation_Sector_In_Million_Barrels||Total petroleum products energy consumed in transportation sector in million barrels||integer||level : Ratio|
|Total_Electrical_Energy_Consumption_In_Transportation_Sector||Total electrical energy consumed in transportation sector||number||level : Ratio|
|Electrical_System_Energy_Losses||Total electrical energy losses incurred in transportation sector; includes the losses incurred in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity plus plant use and unaccounted for electrical system energy losses||number||level : Ratio|
|Year||Energy Consumption In Air Mode In Certified Carrier Jet Fuel||Energy Consumption In Air Mode In Aviation Gasoline||Energy Consumption In Air Mode In General Aviation Jet Fuel||Energy Consumption In Highway Light Vehicle Short Wheelbase Motorcycle||Energy Consumption In Highway Mode In Light Vehicle Long Wheelbase||Energy Consumption Highway Mode Single Unit 2Axle 6 Tyre Or More Truck||Energy Consumption In Highway Mode In Combination Truck||Energy Consumption In Highway Mode In Bus||Energy Consumption In Transit Mode In Electricity||Energy Consumption In Motor Fuel Mode In Diesel||Energy Consumption Motor Fuel Mode Gasoline And Other Nondiesel Fuel||Energy Consumption In Motor Fuel Mode In Compressed Natural Gas||Energy Consumption Rail Class1 Freight Mode In Distillate Diesel Fuel||Energy Consumption In Amtrak Mode In Electricity||Energy Consumption In Amtrak Mode In Distillate Or Diesel Fuel||Energy Consumption In Water Mode In Residual Fuel Oil||Energy Consumption In Water Mode In Distillate Or Diesel Fuel Oil||Energy Consumption In Water Mode In Gasoline||Energy Consumption In Pipeline Mode In Natural Gas||Energy Consumption Across All Sectors||Total Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Total Percent Of Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Total Primary Energy As Biomass Natural Gas Petroleum||Total Coal Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Total Coal Energy Consumed Transportation Sector In Million Short Tons||Total Natural Gas Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Total Natural Gas Conusmed In Transportation Sector Trillion Cubic Ft||Total Petroleum Products Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Total Petroleum Consumption Transportation Sector In Million Barrels||Total Electrical Energy Consumption In Transportation Sector||Electrical System Energy Losses|