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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
4,484,005 4,492,315 4,523,141 4,545,244 4,547,497 4,559,338 1987-2021
Sales
3,697,386 3,760,880 3,915,334 4,024,167 4,080,590 4,183,615 1997-2021
Transported
786,619 731,421 607,807 521,077 466,907 375,723 1997-2021
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
401,944 401,143 405,066 410,386 415,879 424,324 1987-2021
Sales
272,840 277,882 290,045 298,987 307,969 323,525 1998-2021
Transported
129,104 123,260 115,021 111,399 107,910 100,799 1998-2021
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
753 774 815 787 695 702 1967-2021
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,466 6,650 6,867 7,049 6,663 6,044 1987-2021
Sales
3,955 4,251 4,543 4,822 4,475 3,920 1998-2021
Transported
2,511 2,399 2,324 2,227 2,188 2,124 1998-2021
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
12,504 12,458 13,314 12,815 12,967 14,846 1973-2021
- = 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: 12/30/2022
Next Release Date: 1/31/2023