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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
3,283,968 3,294,010 3,326,608 3,336,219 3,353,692 3,340,186 1987-2019
Sales
664,114 670,508 634,399 603,328 581,898 542,772 1997-2019
Transported
2,619,854 2,623,502 2,692,209 2,732,891 2,771,794 2,797,414 1997-2019
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
269,758 269,981 267,386 267,970 268,546 269,341 1987-2019
Sales
37,035 36,612 31,526 30,551 29,856 30,008 1998-2019
Transported
232,723 233,369 235,860 237,419 238,690 239,333 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
679 617 570 586 667 659 1967-2019
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,526 6,502 5,838 5,817 5,820 5,696 1987-2019
Sales
1,714 1,736 1,030 858 868 873 1998-2019
Transported
4,812 4,766 4,808 4,959 4,952 4,823 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
46,486 42,449 47,166 47,751 53,124 52,347 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: 9/30/2020
Next Release Date: 10/30/2020