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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
10,625,190 10,681,916 10,754,908 10,781,720 10,969,597 10,916,362 1986-2016
Sales
10,545,585 10,547,706 10,471,814 10,372,973 10,539,966 10,513,758 1997-2016
Transported
79,605 134,210 283,094 408,747 429,631 402,604 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
440,990 442,708 444,342 443,115 446,511 444,960 1986-2016
Sales
390,547 387,760 387,806 385,878 391,673 392,623 1998-2016
Transported
50,443 54,948 56,536 57,237 54,838 52,337 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
558 572 574 536 528 533 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
37,575 37,686 37,996 37,548 36,853 37,242 1986-2016
Sales
32,673 32,372 32,662 32,266 31,770 32,389 1998-2016
Transported
4,902 5,314 5,334 5,282 5,083 4,853 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
18,798 19,528 20,422 21,008 21,087 20,797 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