Propane consumption as vehicle fuel has been a bit bumpy from month to month during the past years, but the annual totals have been declining. In 2012, annual propane consumption for vehicle use was 694,632 gallons, which was 2 percent lower than consumption in 2011. In 2011, annual propane consumption for vehicle use was 709,922 gallons, which was 29 percent lower than consumption in 2010. In 2010, annual propane consumption for vehicle use was 995,077 gallons, which was 2 percent lower than consumption in 2009. Propane consumption in 2009 was 1 percent lower than consumption in 2008. Propane consumption in 2008 was 6 percent lower than consumption in 2007. Propane consumption in 2007 was 1 percent lower than consumption in 2006.
At the end of June, 2013, consumption for the first six months of the year totaled 328,504 gallons while consumption during the same time period in 2012 totaled 353,075 gallons. So far, propane consumption is 7 percent lower than last year.
Source: "Monthly Motor–Fuel Consumption." Nebraska Department of Revenue, Motor Fuels Division, Lincoln, NE.
Notes: The numbers are net volume numbers which exclude motor fuel for aviation use, non-highway agricultural use, and industrial use. NA indicates data is not available.
This table was updated on October 10, 2013.
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