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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
3,870,670 3,876,362 3,896,736 3,903,569 3,923,751 3,939,045 1987-2019
Sales
3,570,339 3,545,188 3,565,723 3,570,308 3,600,050 3,633,246 1997-2019
Transported
300,331 331,174 331,013 333,261 323,701 305,799 1997-2019
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
294,391 295,880 297,337 296,633 298,765 299,559 1987-2019
Sales
235,097 231,780 232,749 232,686 233,458 234,119 1998-2019
Transported
59,294 64,100 64,588 63,952 65,307 65,440 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
837 727 715 728 810 825 1967-2019
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
23,829 23,049 23,050 22,975 22,933 22,911 1987-2019
Sales
14,703 14,541 14,696 14,720 14,741 14,805 1998-2019
Transported
9,126 8,508 8,354 8,250 8,192 8,106 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
12,347 11,536 11,049 11,267 11,436 11,670 1973-2019
- = 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: 8/31/2021
Next Release Date: 9/30/2021