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Figure 7-1 U.S. Energy Use by Sector: 2015

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Total = 97.6 Quadrillion Btu 2015
Transportation 28.3%
Industrial 21.7%
Residential and commercial 10.8%
Energy input at electric utilities 39.2%

KEY: Btu = British thermal unit

NOTES: The data for Residential, Commercial, and Industrial sectors include only fossil fuels consumed directly. Most renewable fuels are not included. The data for the Transportation sector includes only fossil and renewable fuels consumed directly. The data for Electric utilities includes all fuels (fossil, nuclear, geothermal, hydro, and other renewables) used by electric utilities.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, Table 2-1, Available at as of April 2016.