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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
4,353,668 4,364,169 4,387,456 4,406,039 4,439,247 4,466,904 1987-2016
Sales
3,552,891 3,478,107 3,465,943 3,503,131 3,595,511 3,680,303 1997-2016
Transported
800,777 886,062 921,513 902,908 843,736 786,601 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
378,005 379,396 381,228 389,889 397,671 399,899 1987-2016
Sales
255,460 250,101 247,946 257,375 264,176 270,912 1998-2016
Transported
122,545 129,295 133,282 132,514 133,495 128,987 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
770 712 789 821 783 752 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,609 5,910 6,311 6,313 6,031 6,441 1987-2016
Sales
3,954 3,231 3,632 3,658 3,457 3,952 1998-2016
Transported
2,655 2,679 2,679 2,655 2,574 2,489 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
11,373 12,544 12,641 13,346 13,772 11,978 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: 12/29/2017
Next Release Date: 01/31/2018