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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
4,387,456 4,406,039 4,439,247 4,484,005 4,492,301 4,523,141 1987-2018
Sales
3,465,943 3,503,131 3,595,511 3,697,386 3,760,880 3,915,334 1997-2018
Transported
921,513 902,908 843,736 786,619 731,421 607,807 1997-2018
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
381,228 389,889 397,671 401,944 401,142 405,066 1987-2018
Sales
247,946 257,375 264,176 272,840 277,882 290,045 1998-2018
Transported
133,282 132,514 133,495 129,104 123,260 115,021 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
789 821 783 753 774 815 1967-2018
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,311 6,313 6,031 6,466 6,650 6,867 1987-2018
Sales
3,632 3,658 3,457 3,955 4,251 4,543 1998-2018
Transported
2,679 2,655 2,574 2,511 2,399 2,324 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
12,641 13,346 13,772 12,504 12,458 13,314 1973-2018
- = 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: 8/31/2020
Next Release Date: 9/30/2020