RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION SURVEY: HOUSEHOLD TRANSPORTATION PANEL MONTHLY GASOLINE PURCHASES AND VEHICLE AND HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS, JUNE 1979-SEPTEMBER 1981. TECHNICAL DOCUMENTATION

The Household Transportation Panel is a data set of gasoline purchases by month for a national sample of households from the contiguous United States for the period June 1979 to September 1981. The data set is part of a series of Energy Information Administration surveys on Residential Energy Consumption. The Transportation Panel was designed to enable the analysis of residential vehicle fuel consumption at the household level on both a monthly and annual basis. The predominant design of the transportation panel was 2-4-2, that is, households were in the panel for two months, out for four months, and then in for another two months. For each household, data include the number of vehicles used regularly. For each vehicle, data include year, make, model, gallons of fuel purchased in month, gallons of fuel consumed in month, cost of fuel purchased, tank capacity and beginning and end of month odometer readings. The tape documentation includes a complete description of the data file and the survey.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Response Analysis Corporation

    Princeton, NJ  United States 
  • Publication Date: 1983-10

Media Info

  • Pagination: 364 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00386916
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOE/DF-84/018A
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 30 1984 12:00AM