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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
4,406,039 4,439,247 4,484,005 4,492,315 4,523,141 4,545,244 1987-2019
Sales
3,503,131 3,595,511 3,697,386 3,760,880 3,915,334 4,024,167 1997-2019
Transported
902,908 843,736 786,619 731,421 607,807 521,077 1997-2019
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
389,889 397,671 401,944 401,143 405,066 410,386 1987-2019
Sales
257,375 264,176 272,840 277,882 290,045 298,987 1998-2019
Transported
132,514 133,495 129,104 123,260 115,021 111,399 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
821 783 753 774 815 787 1967-2019
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,313 6,031 6,466 6,650 6,867 7,049 1987-2019
Sales
3,658 3,457 3,955 4,251 4,543 4,822 1998-2019
Transported
2,655 2,574 2,511 2,399 2,324 2,227 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
13,346 13,772 12,504 12,458 13,314 12,815 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