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Nebraska Energy Statistics

Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States

Energy expenditures per capita in Nebraska decreased by $709.2 (15.4 percent) in 2020 to $3,893.60 from $4,602.80 in 2019. Expenditures per capita in Nebraska for the year 2020 were 28 percent higher than the nation's expenditures per capita of $3,039.00.

In 2020, Nebraska spent $7.6 billion on energy which was less than one percent (0.76%) of the United States' energy expenditures.

bar chart showing Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita for Nebraska and for the United States

Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States
2010 – 2020

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
2020 $7,637,200,000 $3,893.60 $1,007,432,600,000 $3,039.00
2019 $8,895,300,000 $4,602.80 $1,223,861,900,000 $3,727.50
2018 $9,142,600,000 $4,748.10 $1,271,632,500,000 $3,890.70
2017 $8,244,600,000 $4,303.10 $1,136,189,300,000 $3,496.10
2016 $7,548,000,000 $3,960.90 $1,038,272,500,000 $3,215.00
2015 $8,192,200,000 $4,325.90 $1,127,132,400,000 $3,512.40
2014 $10,376,800,000 $5,516.20 $1,399,486,000,000 $4,393.10
2013 $10,361,000,000 $5,544.90 $1,378,884,700,000 $4,360.70
2012 $10,149,800,000 $5,469.50 $1,356,215,300,000 $4,319.20
2011 $9,997,700,000 $5,426.80 $1,392,945,000,000 $4,469.40
2010 $8,724,700,000 $4,767.50 $1,213,335,600,000 $3,922.20

Total Energy Expenditures Per Capita
Nebraska and the United States
1990 – 2009

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
2009 $7,154,600,000 $3,947.00 $1,066,274,600,000 $3,475.80
2008 $9,103,000,000 $5,067.40 $1,408,750,100,000 $4,632.60
2007 $7,956,600,000 $4,461.40 $1,233,864,000,000 $4,096.10
2006 $7,216,700,000 $4,071.00 $1,158,818,800,000 $3,883.70
2005 $6,448,000,000 $3,660.50 $1,045,729,000,000 $3,538.60
2004 $5,404,900,000 $3,089.60 $871,209,500,000 $2,975.40
2003 $4,745,300,000 $2,729.30 $755,068,200,000 $2,602.70
2002 $4,197,600,000 $2,428.80 $663,961,700,000 $2,308.40
2001 $4,454,400,000 $2,590.00 $696,239,800,000 $2,443.20
2000 $4,382,100,000 $2,556.90 $687,707,800,000 $2,437.30
1999 $3,601,300,000 $2,112.50 $558,623,700,000 $2,001.90
1998 $3,496,700,000 $2,061.90 $526,280,400,000 $1,907.80
1997 $3,776,400,000 $2,239.30 $567,960,300,000 $2,083.10
1996 $3,735,800,000 $2,232.00 $560,291,900,000 $2,079.80
1995 $3,338,500,000 $2,014.80 $514,621,600,000 $1,932.60
1994 $3,249,700,000 $1,982.70 $504,853,800,000 $1,918.70
1993 $3,161,700,000 $1,944.90 $492,266,700,000 $1,893.90
1992 $3,063,500,000 $1,900.80 $476,840,100,000 $1,858.90
1991 $3,131,900,000 $1,962.40 $472,434,300,000 $1,867.50
1990 $3,163,900,000 $2,000.40 $474,647,300,000 $1,901.50

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 $439,046,100,000 $1,778.80
1988 $2,755,500,000 $1,753.50 $411,564,700,000 $1,683.30
1987 $2,629,700,000 $1,678.60 $397,622,900,000 $1,641.10
1986 $2,528,000,000 $1,605.80 $384,087,500,000 $1,599.50
1985 $2,948,000,000 $1,860.30 $438,339,500,000 $1,842.40
1984 $2,970,500,000 $1,869.80 $435,309,500,000 $1,845.90
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 Department of Environment and Energy, Lincoln, NE.

The table and graph were updated on September 14, 2022.
Typically, there are two years between updates.