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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
1,659,808 1,672,312 1,690,581 1,712,153 1,735,970 1,759,425 1986-2017
Sales
1,659,803 1,672,307 1,690,576 1,712,150 1,735,969 1,759,424 1997-2017
Transported
5 5 5 3 1 1 1997-2017
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
145,960 150,145 150,235 150,540 151,401 153,312 1986-2017
Sales
145,563 149,826 149,921 150,230 151,073 152,985 1998-2017
Transported
397 319 314 310 328 327 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
355 392 386 358 358 344 1967-2017
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,906 7,293 7,823 8,094 8,484 9,074 1986-2017
Sales
960 946 986 1,018 1,001 1,066 1998-2017
Transported
5,946 6,347 6,837 7,076 7,483 8,008 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
10,575 10,734 10,012 9,659 9,480 9,358 1973-2017
- = 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: 11/30/2018
Next Release Date: 12/31/2018