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961. Electric Utility Sales and Average Prices, by End-Use Sector

[Prior to 1980, covers Class A and B privately-owned electric utilities; thereafter, Class A utilities whose electric operating revenues were $100 million or more during the previous year. An electric utility is a corporation, person, agency, authority, or other legal entity or instrumentality that owns and/or operates facilities in the United States, its territories, or Puerto Rico, for the generation, transmission, distribution, or sale of electric energy primarily for use by the public]

 
Sales (bil. kWh) Average Price of Electricity Sold (cents per kWh)
Year Current dollars Chained (1996) dollars 2
Resi- Com- Indus-
Total 1 dential mercial trial Total 1 Residential Commercial Industrial Total1 Residential Commercial Industrial
 
1960 688 201 131 324 1.8 2.6 2.4 1.1 8.1 11.7 0.8 5.0
1961 722 214 138 337 1.8 2.6 2.4 1.1 8.0 11.6 10.7 4.9
1962 778 233 153 360 1.8 2.6 2.4 1.1 7.9 11.4 10.6 4.8
1963 833 251 171 377 1.8 2.5 2.3 1.0 7.8 10.9 10.0 4.3
1964 896 272 187 405 1.7 2.5 2.2 1.0 7.3 10.7 9.4 4.3
1965 954 291 200 429 1.7 2.4 2.2 1.0 7.1 10.1 9.3 4.2
1966 1,035 317 218 464 1.7 2.3 2.1 1.0 7.0 9.4 8.6 4.1
1967 1,099 340 234 485 1.7 2.3 2.1 1.0 6.7 9.1 8.3 4.0
1968 1,203 382 258 521 1.6 2.3 2.1 1.0 6.1 8.7 8.0 3.8
1969 1,314 427 282 559 1.6 2.2 2.1 1.0 5.8 8.0 7.6 3.6
1970 1,392 466 307 571 1.7 2.2 2.1 1.0 5.8 7.6 7.2 3.4
1971 1,470 500 329 589 1.8 2.3 2.2 1.1 5.9 7.5 7.2 3.6
1972 1,595 539 359 641 1.9 2.4 2.3 1.2 6.0 7.5 7.2 3.8
1973 1,713 579 388 686 2.0 2.5 2.4 1.3 6.0 7.4 7.1 3.9
1974 1,706 578 385 685 2.5 3.1 3.0 1.7 6.8 8.5 8.2 4.6
1975 1,747 588 403 688 2.9 3.5 3.5 2.1 7.2 8.7 8.7 5.2
1976 1,855 606 425 754 3.1 3.7 3.7 2.2 7.3 8.7 8.7 5.2
1977 1,948 645 447 786 3.4 4.1 4.1 2.5 7.6 9.1 9.1 5.6
1978 2,018 674 461 809 3.7 4.3 4.4 2.8 7.7 8.9 9.1 5.8
1979 2,071 683 473 842 4.0 4.6 4.7 3.1 7.7 8.8 9.0 5.9
1980 2,094 717 488 815 4.7 5.4 5.5 3.7 8.2 9.5 9.6 6.5
1981 2,147 722 514 826 5.5 6.2 6.3 4.3 8.8 9.9 10.1 6.9
1982 2,086 730 526 745 6.1 6.9 6.9 5.0 9.2 10.4 10.4 7.5
1983 2,151 751 544 776 6.3 7.2 7.0 5.0 9.1 10.5 10.2 7.3
1984 2,286 780 583 838 6.3 7.15 7.13 4.83 8.8 10.0 10.0 6.8
1985 2,324 794 606 837 6.4 7.39 7.27 4.97 8.7 10.0 9.9 6.7
1986 2,369 819 631 831 6.4 7.42 7.20 4.93 8.6 9.8 9.6 6.6
1987 2,457 850 660 858 6.4 7.45 7.08 4.77 8.2 9.6 9.1 6.2
1988 2,578 893 699 896 6.4 7.48 7.04 4.70 7.9 9.3 8.8 5.9
1989 2,647 906 726 926 6.5 7.65 7.20 4.72 7.8 9.2 8.6 5.7
1990 2,713 924 751 946 6.6 7.83 7.34 4.74 7.6 9.0 8.5 5.5
1991 2,762 955 766 947 6.8 8.04 7.53 4.83 7.5 9.0 8.4 5.4
1992 2,763 936 761 973 6.8 8.21 7.66 4.83 7.4 8.9 8.3 5.3
1993 2,861 995 795 977 6.9 8.32 7.74 4.85 7.4 8.8 8.2 5.2
1994 2,935 1,008 820 1,008 6.9 8.38 7.73 4.77 7.2 8.7 8.0 5.0
1995 3,013 1,043 863 1,013 6.9 8.40 7.69 4.66 7.0 8.6 7.8 4.8
1996 3,098 1,082 887 1,030 6.9 8.36 7.64 4.60 6.9 8.4 7.6 4.6
1997 3,140 1,076 928 1,033 6.9 8.43 7.59 4.53 6.7 8.3 7.4 4.4
1998 3,240 1,128 969 1,040 6.7 8.26 7.41 4.48 6.5 8.0 7.2 4.3
1999 3,265 1,139 975 1,050 6.6 8.17 7.20 4.42 6.3 7.8 6.9 4.2



1 Includes other sectors not shown separately.
2 Based on the GDP implicit price deflator. Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Annual Energy Review.

http://www.eia.doe.gov/fueloverview.html Average Revenue per Kilowatthour: The average revenue per kilowatthour of electricity sold by sector (residential, commercial, industrial, or other) and geo- graphic area (State, Census division, and national), is It can be calculated by dividing the total monthly revenue by the corresponding total monthly sales for each sector and geographic area.

Commercial: The commercial sector is generally defined nonmanufacturing business establishments, including hotels, motels, restaurants, wholesale businesses, retail stores, and health, social, and educational institutions. The utility may classify commercial service as all con- sumers whose demand or annual use exceeds some specified limit. The limit may be set by the utility based on the rate schedule of the utility.

Electric Utility: A corporation, person, agency, authority, or other legal entity or instrumentality that owns and/or operates facilities within the United States, its territories, or Puerto Rico for the generation, transmission, distri-bution, or sale of electric energy primarily for use by the public and files forms listed in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 18, Part 141. Facilities that qualify as cogenerators or small power producers under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) are not considered electric utilities.

Industrial: The industrial sector is generally defined as manufacturing, construction, mining agriculture, fishing and forestry establishments Standard Industrial Class- ification (SIC) codes 01-39. The utility may classify electric service using the SIC codes, or based on demand or annual usage exceeding some specified limit. The limit may be set by the utility based on the rate watthours (Wh).

Residential: The residential sector is defined as private household establishments which consume energy primarily for space heating, water heating, air conditioning, lighting, refrigeration, cooking and clothes drying. The classification of an individual consumer's account, where the use is both residential and commercial, is based on principal use. For the residential class, do not duplicate consumer accounts due to multiple metering for special services (water, heating, etc.). Apartment houses are also included.

Retail: Sales covering electrical energy supplied for residential, commercial, and industrial end-use purposes. Other small classes, such as agriculture and street lighting, also are included in this category.

Revenue: The total amount of money received by a firm from sales of its products and/or services, gains from the sales or exchange of assets, interest and dividends earned on investments, and other increases in the owner's equity except those arising from capital adjustments.

Watthour (Wh): An electrical energy unit of measure equal to 1 watt of power supplied to, or taken from, an electric circuit steadily for 1 hour.



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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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