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Vehicle Registrations, Fuel Consumption, and
    Vehicle Miles of Travel as Indices 1960-2011

April 2013
Chart RC-1C

Year Vehicle Miles
of Travel
Motor Fuel
Consumption
Vehicle
Registrations
Gallons per
Vehicle
1960 0.37 0.45 0.41 1.10
1961 0.38 0.47 0.42 1.10
1962 0.40 0.48 0.44 1.09
1963 0.42 0.51 0.46 1.09
1964 0.44 0.53 0.48 1.10
1965 0.46 0.56 0.51 1.10
1966 0.48 0.59 0.53 1.11
1967 0.50 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 0.70 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 0.80 0.98 0.83 1.18
1979 0.80 0.96 0.85 1.13
1980 0.79 0.90 0.87 1.04
1981 0.81 0.90 0.88 1.01
1982 0.83 0.89 0.89 1.00
1983 0.86 0.91 0.92 0.99
1984 0.90 0.93 0.93 1.00
1985 0.92 0.95 0.96 0.99
1986 0.96 0.98 0.98 1.00
1987 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
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 1.20 1.08 1.08 0.99
1994 1.23 1.10 1.11 1.00
1995 1.26 1.12 1.13 1.00
1996 1.29 1.15 1.15 1.00
1997 1.33 1.18 1.16 1.02
1998 1.37 1.22 1.18 1.03
1999 1.40 1.27 1.21 1.05
2000 1.43 1.27 1.24 1.03
2001 1.46 1.28 1.29 1.00
2002 1.49 1.32 1.28 1.03
2003 1.50 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 1.00
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
2011 1.53 1.31 1.38 0.96