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Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States

Expenditures per capita on energy in Nebraska decreased by $1,224 (24 percent) in 2009 to $3,887 from $5,111 in 2008. Expenditures per capita in Nebraska for the year 2009 were 12 percent higher than the nation's expenditures per capita of $3,461.

In 2009, Nebraska spent $7.0 billion on energy which was less than one percent of the United States' energy expenditures.

bar chart showing Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita for Nebraska and for the United States from 1970 through 2009

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

Year Nebraska United States
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Year Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Nebraska United States
2011 $9,971,200,000 $5,412.60 $1,394,088,400,000 $4,474.10
2010 $8,688,500,000 $4,748.60 $1,208,424,100,000 $3,906.60
2009 $6,976,789,250 $3,887.11 $1,061,252,341,420 $3,460.72
2008 $9,098,518,070 $5,111.12 $1,408,685,153,690 $4,631.13
2007 $7,975,732,010 $4,509.26 $1,234,240,169,140 $4,095.11
2006 $7,237,740,830 $4,113.93 $1,159,485,238,750 $3,885.26
2005 $6,469,224,630 $3,695.07 $1,046,842,780,050 $3,541.20
2004 $5,414,997,590 $3,109.54 $870,955,814,900 $2,973.19
2003 $4,722,584,370 $2,724.94 $754,708,362,370 $2,600.27
2002 $4,192,595,010 $2,431.09 $662,246,046,750 $2,301.50
2001 $4,447,378,050 $2,589.19 $694,483,779,610 $2,436.36
2000 $4,369,399,750 $2,550.31 $685,921,535,280 $2,430.92
1999 $3,585,658,910 $2,103.32 $556,392,050,720 $1,993.95
1998 $3,490,815,950 $2,058.49 $525,514,609,190 $1,905.05
1997 $3,767,333,260 $2,233.93 $566,713,648,490 $2,078.56
1996 $3,732,374,380 $2,229.96 $559,889,949,850 $2,078.33
1995 $3,333,130,680 $2,011.56 $513,947,229,710 $1,930.11
1994 $3,243,562,310 $1,978.94 $504,072,671,960 $1,915.71
1993 $3,152,123,630 $1,939.06 $490,998,932,770 $1,889.05
1992 $3,052,434,990 $1,893.94 $475,437,795,960 $1,853.46
1991 $3,117,323,770 $1,953.31 $470,434,566,770 $1,859.57
1990 $3,153,165,450 $1,993.58 $472,443,819,890 $1,892.63

Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States
1970 – 1989

Year Nebraska United States
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Year Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Total Energy
Expenditures
Total Energy
Expenditures
Per Capita
Nebraska United States
1989 $2,940,548,610 $1,867.18 $437,521,288,920 $1,772.64
1988 $2,749,174,420 $1,749.42 $410,380,449,480 $1,678.45
1987 $2,623,826,190 $1,674.91 $396,453,641,450 $1,636.28
1986 $2,525,018,340 $1,603.87 $383,385,632,300 $1,596.56
1985 $2,945,006,260 $1,858.44 $438,175,947,490 $1,841.67
1984 $2,967,868,660 $1,868.18 $435,033,964,100 $1,844.73
1983 $2,987,053,840 $1,885.42 $417,291,138,220 $1,784.88
1982 $2,809,003,590 $1,775.85 $426,327,684,810 $1,840.28
1981 $2,724,780,110 $1,726.17 $427,774,791,690 $1,864.22
1980 $2,454,522,860 $1,561.11 $374,244,082,700 $1,647.02
1979 $2,018,008,540 $1,287.53 $297,458,766,500 $1,321.71
1978 $1,667,441,800 $1,066.22 $239,152,196,000 $1,074.43
1977 $1,549,527,090 $995.30 $220,371,651,560 $1,000.60
1976 $1,408,532,930 $908.20 $193,820,534,780 $888.94
1975 $1,203,394,990 $779.85 $171,772,732,910 $795.34
1974 $1,053,590,860 $684.51 $153,297,244,370 $716.83
1973 $834,418,210 $545.53 $111,827,221,200 $527.71
1972 $754,563,990 $496.75 $98,054,161,760 $467.16
1971 $707,157,730 $470.00 $90,022,873,650 $433.51
1970 $667,843,690 $448.22 $82,860,377,010 $404.09

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure 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.