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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
65,940,522 66,375,134 66,812,393 67,196,751 67,923,465 68,415,739 1987-2016
Sales
60,408,842 60,010,723 59,877,464 60,189,501 60,970,790 61,496,139 1997-2016
Transported
5,531,680 6,364,411 6,934,929 7,007,250 6,952,675 6,919,600 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
5,319,817 5,356,397 5,372,522 5,413,546 5,453,627 5,472,446 1987-2016
Sales
4,556,220 4,518,745 4,491,326 4,528,749 4,563,572 4,579,021 1998-2016
Transported
763,597 837,652 881,196 884,797 890,055 893,425 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
593 540 613 640 587 567 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
189,301 189,372 192,288 192,139 188,336 188,514 1987-2016
Sales
124,552 121,821 123,124 122,502 120,190 119,865 1998-2016
Transported
64,749 67,551 69,164 69,637 68,146 68,649 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
36,947 38,159 38,616 39,794 39,939 40,964 1973-2016
- = No Data Reported;  -- = Not Applicable;  NA = Not Available;  W = Withheld to avoid disclosure of individual company data.
Notes: Sales consumers buy their gas from the company that delivered it to them. Transported consumers buy their gas from a company other than the one that delivered it to them.

Beginning in 1996, consumption of natural gas for agricultural use was classified as industrial use. In 1995 and earlier years, agricultural use was classified as commercial use.  See Definitions, Sources, and Notes link above for more information on this table.
Release Date: 10/31/2017
Next Release Date: 11/30/2017