Nebraska's total expenditures on energy increased 2.4 percent to $10,093.3 million (or $10.1 billion) from 2011 to 2012. In 2012, the transportation sector spent $5,423.0 million (or $5.4 billion), the industrial sector spent $2,289.5 million (or $2.3 billion), the residential sector spent $1,390.3 million (or $1.4 billion), and the commercial sector spent $990.5 million (or $1 billion).
Expenditures in the transportation sector were over half (53.7 percent) of Nebraska's total expenditures on energy in 2012. Industrial sector expenditures comprised 22.6 percent, residential sector expenditures comprised 13.7 percent, and the commercial sector expenditures comprised 9.8 percent of Nebraska's total energy expenditures.
The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.