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Total Energy Consumption Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States

In 2011, consumption per capita of energy in Nebraska had not changed from 473.0 million British thermal units (Btu) from the 2010 consumption per capita. Consumption per capita in Nebraska for the year 2011 was 51 percent higher than the nation's consumption per capita of 313.0 million Btu.

In 2011, Nebraska consumed 871.4 trillion Btu of energy which was less than one percent (0.89%) of the United States' consumption.

Another measure of energy consumption intensity is reported in Nebraska's Energy Intensity (http://neo.ne.gov/statshtml/116.htm). An explanation of energy intensity indicators is in the report Energy Intensity Indicators. Additional information can be found on the U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy website for Nebraska.

chart showing the Total Energy Consumption Per Capita for Nebraska and for the United States, 1960 through 2009.

Total Energy Consumption Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States
1990 – 2011

Year Nebraska United States
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Year Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Nebraska United States
2011 871.4 473.0 97,387.3 313.0
2010 864.6 473.0 97,981.2 317.0
2009 759.1 422.9 94,446.9 308.0
2008 783.6 440.2 99,242.3 326.3
2007 744.0 420.6 101,295.5 336.1
2006 699.2 397.4 99,587.7 333.7
2005 684.1 390.8 100,273.2 339.2
2004 680.3 390.7 100,155.4 341.9
2003 667.0 384.9 97,976.9 337.6
2002 662.2 384.0 97,629.3 339.3
2001 649.2 378.0 96,142.4 337.3
2000 650.4 379.6 98,711.0 349.8
1999 652.0 382.4 96,641.8 346.3
1998 659.0 388.6 95,029.8 344.5
1997 642.4 380.9 94,750.4 347.5
1996 629.5 376.1 94,091.1 349.3
1995 597.6 360.7 91,092.0 342.1
1994 566.2 345.5 89,117.8 338.7
1993 545.9 335.8 87,451.4 336.5
1992 518.4 321.6 85,788.3 334.4
1991 531.7 333.1 84,435.4 333.8
1990 522.6 330.4 84,506.6 338.5

Total Energy Consumption Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States
1960 – 1989

Year Nebraska United States
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Year Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
(Trillion Btu)
Total Energy
Consumption
Per Capita
(Million Btu)
Nebraska United States
1989 535.0 339.7 84,776.8 343.5
1988 536.1 341.2 82,760.7 338.5
1987 496.7 317.1 79,005.8 326.1
1986 483.5 307.1 76,639.1 319.2
1985 499.9 315.4 76,464.0 321.4
1984 506.4 318.8 76,571.0 324.7
1983 502.8 317.4 72,934.3 312.0
1982 492.1 311.1 73,058.9 315.4
1981 477.6 302.6 76,141.7 331.8
1980 507.2 322.6 78,092.4 343.7
1979 545.2 347.9 80,882.4 359.4
1978 556.4 355.8 80,021.9 359.5
1977 556.8 357.7 77,988.2 354.1
1976 554.8 357.7 76,002.4 348.6
1975 525.5 340.5 71,986.4 333.3
1974 518.4 336.8 73,947.8 345.8
1973 521.9 341.2 75,755.3 357.5
1972 509.3 335.3 72,705.0 346.4
1971 496.0 329.6 69,186.6 333.2
1970 487.3 327.5 67,741.6 330.4
1969 455.8 309.2 65,596.7 323.7
1968 422.7 288.1 62,414.7 311.0
1967 385.2 264.4 58,926.6 296.5
1966 389.8 267.7 57,026.0 290.1
1965 349.2 237.4 54,027.6 278.1
1964 347.7 234.6 51,826.0 270.1
1963 335.6 227.4 49,661.1 262.4
1962 327.9 224.0 47,824.4 256.4
1961 315.4 218.1 45,731.2 249.0
1960 308.3 217.6 45,079.3 249.5

Sources: State Energy Data Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

The table and graph were updated on August 15, 2013.
Typically, there are two years between updates.