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780. Average Prices of Selected Fuels and Electricity

[In dollars per unit, except electricity, in cents per kWh. Represents price to end-users, except as noted]

 
Type Unit 1 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1998 1999
 
Crude oil, composite 2 Barrel 4.15 9.07 10.38 10.89 11.96 12.46 17.72 28.07 35.24 31.87 28.99 28.63 26.75 14.55 17.90 14.67 17.97 22.22 19.06 18.43 16.41 15.59 17.23 20.71 19.04 12.52 12.57 17.46
Motor gasoline: 3
  Leaded regular 4 Gallon 0.39 0.53 0.57 0.59 0.62 0.62 0.86 1.19 1.31 1.22 1.16 1.13 1.12 0.86 0.90 0.90 1.00 1.15 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA)
  Unleaded regular Gallon (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.61 0.66 0.67 0.90 1.25 1.38 1.30 1.24 1.21 1.20 0.93 0.95 0.95 1.02 1.16 1.14 1.13 1.11 1.11 1.15 1.23 1.23 1.06 111.90 1.17
  Unleaded premium Gallon (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1.47 1.42 1.38 1.37 1.34 1.09 1.09 1.11 1.20 1.35 1.32 1.32 1.30 1.31 1.34 1.41 1.42 1.25 125.00 1.36
No 2 heating oil Gallon (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.40 0.52 0.97 0.91 0.91 0.92 0.92 0.85 0.56 0.58 0.54 0.59 1.06 1.02 0.93 0.91 0.88 0.87 0.99 0.98 0.85 42.20 0.88
No 2 diesel fuel Gallon (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.38 0.59 0.82 1.00 0.94 0.83 0.82 0.79 0.48 0.55 0.50 0.59 0.73 0.65 0.62 0.60 0.55 0.56 0.68 0.64 0.49 44.40 0.58
Residual fuel oil Gallon (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 0.44 0.61 0.76 0.68 0.65 0.69 0.61 0.34 0.42 0.33 0.39 0.44 0.34 0.34 0.34 0.35 0.39 0.46 0.42 0.31 30.20 0.38
Natural gas, residential 1,000 cu/ft 1.29 1.43 1.71 1.98 2.35 2.56 2.98 3.68 4.29 5.17 6.06 6.12 6.12 5.83 5.54 5.47 5.64 5.80 5.82 5.89 6.16 6.41 6.06 6.34 6.94 6.82 6.91 6.63
Electricity, residential kWh 2.54 3.10 3.51 3.70 4.10 4.30 4.64 5.36 6.20 6.86 7.18 7.15 7.39 7.42 7.45 7.48 7.65 7.83 8.04 8.21 8.32 8.38 8.40 8.36 8.43 8.26 8.26 8.17



NA Not available. 1 See headnote.
2 Refiner acquisition cost.
3 Average, all service.
4 Manufacturing stopped in April 1991.

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Monthly Energy Review.

http://www.eia.doe.gov/fueloverview.html



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/780_average_prices_of_selected_fuels_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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