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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
2,678,547 2,693,190 2,709,812 2,736,015 2,758,101 2,767,150 1987-2017
Sales
2,380,957 2,370,808 2,366,957 2,388,112 2,431,078 2,433,822 1997-2017
Transported
297,590 322,382 342,855 347,903 327,023 333,328 1997-2017
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
235,049 237,922 239,681 241,762 238,479 241,713 1987-2017
Sales
183,249 183,197 183,683 182,303 176,933 179,659 1998-2017
Transported
51,800 54,725 55,998 59,459 61,546 62,054 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
540 627 666 629 598 604 1967-2017
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
5,066 5,024 5,084 4,933 4,663 4,622 1987-2017
Sales
2,040 2,008 2,071 1,890 1,661 1,611 1998-2017
Transported
3,026 3,016 3,013 3,043 3,002 3,011 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
39,512 42,875 46,619 42,986 45,519 47,388 1973-2017
- = 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.
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