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Highway Statistics 2010


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Vehicle Registrations, Fuel Consumption, and Vehicle Miles of Travel as Indices

Chart RC-1C

Year Vehicle Miles
of Travel
Motor Fuel
Consumption
Vehicle
Registrations
Gallons per
Vehicle
1960 0.37 0.45 0.41 1.1
1961 0.38 0.47 0.42 1.1
1962 0.4 0.48 0.44 1.09
1963 0.42 0.51 0.46 1.09
1964 0.44 0.53 0.48 1.1
1965 0.46 0.56 0.51 1.1
1966 0.48 0.59 0.53 1.11
1967 0.5 0.61 0.54 1.13
1968 0.53 0.65 0.56 1.15
1969 0.55 0.69 0.59 1.18
1970 0.58 0.72 0.61 1.19
1971 0.61 0.76 0.63 1.21
1972 0.66 0.82 0.66 1.24
1973 0.68 0.87 0.7 1.23
1974 0.67 0.83 0.73 1.15
1975 0.69 0.85 0.74 1.15
1976 0.73 0.91 0.77 1.17
1977 0.76 0.94 0.79 1.18
1978 0.8 0.98 0.83 1.18
1979 0.8 0.96 0.85 1.13
1980 0.79 0.9 0.87 1.04
1981 0.81 0.9 0.88 1.01
1982 0.83 0.89 0.89 1
1983 0.86 0.91 0.92 0.99
1984 0.9 0.93 0.93 1
1985 0.92 0.95 0.96 0.99
1986 0.96 0.98 0.98 1
1987 1 1 1 1
1988 1.05 1.02 1.03 0.99
1989 1.09 1.03 1.05 0.99
1990 1.12 1.03 1.06 0.97
1991 1.13 1.01 1.05 0.96
1992 1.17 1.04 1.06 0.98
1993 1.2 1.08 1.08 0.99
1994 1.23 1.1 1.11 1
1995 1.26 1.12 1.13 1
1996 1.29 1.15 1.15 1
1997 1.33 1.18 1.16 1.02
1998 1.37 1.22 1.18 1.03
1999 1.4 1.27 1.21 1.05
2000 1.43 1.27 1.24 1.03
2001 1.46 1.28 1.29 1
2002 1.49 1.32 1.28 1.03
2003 1.5 1.33 1.29 1.03
2004 1.54 1.36 1.33 1.03
2005 1.56 1.36 1.35 1.01
2006 1.57 1.37 1.36 1.01
2007 1.58 1.38 1.38 1
2008 1.55 1.34 1.39 0.97
2009 1.55 1.32 1.38 0.96
2010 1.54 1.33 1.36 0.98