Nebraska's total expenditures on energy decreased 14.1 percent to $7,637.3 million (or $7.6 billion) from 2019 to 2020. In 2020, the transportation sector spent $3,249.6 million (or $3.2 billion), the industrial sector spent $1,810.0 million (or $1.8 billion), the residential sector spent $1,522.6 million (or $1.5 billion), and the commercial sector spent $1,055.1 million (or $1.1 billion).
Expenditures in the transportation sector were nearly half (42.6 percent) of Nebraska's total expenditures on energy in 2020. Industrial sector expenditures comprised 23.7 percent, residential sector expenditures comprised 19.9 percent, and the commercial sector expenditures comprised 13.8 percent of Nebraska's total energy expenditures.
The expenditures are in nominal dollars to provide a better comparison.