Nebraska's total expenditures on energy increased 14.8 percent to $9,971.2 million (or $10 billion) from 2010 to 2011. In 2011, the transportation sector spent $5,448.7 million (or $5.4 billion), the industrial sector spent $2,043.9 million (or $2 billion), the residential sector spent $1,481.1 million (or $1.5 billion), and the commercial sector spent $997.5 million (or $1 billion).
Expenditures in the transportation sector were over half (54 percent) of Nebraska's total expenditures on energy in 2011. Industrial sector expenditures comprised 21 percent, residential sector expenditures comprised 15 percent, and the commercial sector expenditures comprised 10 percent of Nebraska's total energy expenditures.
The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.