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U.S. Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Energy Use by Sector

(Million metric tons of carbon dioxide)

Dataset Table:

Embedded Dataset Excel:

Dataset Excel:

table_04_53_052623.xlsx (26.31 KB)


Electric utility emissions are distributed across end-use sectors.

Numbers may not add to totals due to independent rounding.

Numbers in this table are not comparable to the numbers in 2017 and previous editions of the report due to change of emissions measured and changes in estimation methodology by the Energy Information Administration.


KEY:  CO2 = carbon dioxide; R = revised; Z = a value of zero, or value too small to report.

Hydrocarbon Gas Liquids (HGL) includes ethane, propane, normal butane, isobutane, and natural gasoline, and their associated olefins. Excludes Liquified Natural Gas (LNG). 


U.S. Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review, tables 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, and 11.5, available at as of May 22, 2023.