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Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States

Energy expenditures per capita in Nebraska increased by $25.80 (0.5 percent) in 2012 to $5,440.10 from $5,414.30 in 2011. Expenditures per capita in Nebraska for the year 2012 were 26 percent higher than the nation's expenditures per capita of $4,319.20.

In 2012, Nebraska spent $10.1 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 – 2012

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
2012 $10,093,300,000 $5,440.10 $1,355,676,700,000 $4,319.20
2011 $9,971,800,000 $5,414.30 $1,392,668,700,000 $4,469.70
2010 $,8687,500,000 $4,747.70 $1,208,418,100,000 $3,906.60
2009 $7,131,000,000 $3,933.90 $1,063,874,100,000 $3,468.00
2008 $9,103,300,000 $5,067.60 $1,409,325,200,000 $4,634.50
2007 $7,956,600,000 $4,461.40 $1,234,018,400,000 $4,096.60
2006 $7,216,700,000 $4,071.00 $1,159,016,600,000 $3,884.40
2005 $6,448,000,000 $3,660.50 $1,045,907,300,000 $3,539.30
2004 $5,404,900,000 $3,089.60 $871,336,200,000 $2,975.80
2003 $4,745,300,000 $2,729.30 $755,204,700,000 $2,603.20
2002 $4,197,600,000 $2,428.80 $664,073,100,000 $2,308.80
2001 $4,454,400,000 $2,590.00 $696,347,800,000 $2,443.60
2000 $4,382,100,000 $2,556.90 $687,825,300,000 $2,437.70
1999 $3,601,300,000 $2,112.50 $558,739,700,000 $2,002.40
1998 $3,496,700,000 $2,061.90 $526,394,400,000 $1,908.20
1997 $3,776,400,000 $2,239.30 $568,075,000,000 $2,083.60
1996 $3,735,800,000 $2,232.00 $560,408,900,000 $2,080.30
1995 $3,338,500,000 $2,014.80 $514,755,200,000 $1,933.10
1994 $3,249,700,000 $1,982.70 $504,988,400,000 $1,919.20
1993 $3,161,700,000 $1,944.90 $492,379,400,000 $1,894.40
1992 $3,063,500,000 $1,900.80 $477,024,000,000 $1,859.60
1991 $3,131,900,000 $1,962.40 $472,542,600,000 $1,867.90
1990 $3,163,900,000 $2,000.40 $474,830,800,000 $1,902.20

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 $2,948,800,000 $1,872.40 $439,235,200,000 $1,779.60
1988 $2,755,500,000 $1,753.50 $411,738,600,000 $1,684.00
1987 $2,629,700,000 $1,678.60 $397,819,000,000 $1,641.90
1986 $2,528,000,000 $1,605.80 $384,283,800,000 $1,600.30
1985 $2,948,000,000 $1,860.30 $438,530,600,000 $1,843.20
1984 $2,970,500,000 $1,869.80 $435,371,000,000 $1,846.20
1983 $2,991,100,000 $1,888.00 $417,617,400,000 $1,786.30
1982 $2,811,700,000 $1,777.50 $426,478,600,000 $1,840.90
1981 $2,726,700,000 $1,727.40 $427,898,000,000 $1,864.80
1980 $2,456,200,000 $1,562.20 $374,346,800,000 $1,647.50
1979 $2,019,500,000 $1,288.50 $297,571,700,000 $1,322.20
1978 $1,669,500,000 $1,067.50 $239,277,100,000 $1,075.00
1977 $1,551,800,000 $996.70 $220,495,800,000 $1,001.20
1976 $1,410,300,000 $909.40 $193,912,800,000 $889.40
1975 $1,204,900,000 $780.80 $171,851,100,000 $795.70
1974 $1,054,800,000 $685.30 $153,366,500,000 $717.20
1973 $835,500,000 $546.20 $111,891,500,000 $528.00
1972 $754,600,000 $496.70 $98,070,200,000 $467.20
1971 $707,200,000 $470.00 $90,037,800,000 $433.60
1970 $667,800,000 $448.80 $82,874,800,000 $404.20

Sources: State Energy Price and Expenditure Report. Energy Information Administration, Washington, DC. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

The table and graph were updated on December 8, 2014.
Typically, there are two years between updates.