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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
2,659,205 2,671,308 2,686,452 2,705,274 2,728,340 2,753,463 1987-2016
Sales
2,514,492 2,467,520 2,428,664 2,482,281 2,559,463 2,596,829 1997-2016
Transported
144,713 203,788 257,788 222,993 168,877 156,634 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
234,721 237,602 236,746 240,083 241,417 242,788 1987-2016
Sales
196,963 192,913 185,030 186,591 190,255 190,406 1998-2016
Transported
37,758 44,689 51,716 53,492 51,162 52,382 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
817 735 726 842 676 631 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
7,391 7,290 7,216 7,157 7,019 6,951 1987-2016
Sales
6,036 5,774 5,455 5,368 5,391 5,345 1998-2016
Transported
1,355 1,516 1,761 1,789 1,628 1,606 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
6,747 7,515 8,518 8,592 7,888 8,763 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