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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
2,709,812 2,736,015 2,758,101 2,767,411 2,801,376 2,821,188 1987-2019
Sales
2,366,957 2,388,112 2,431,078 2,434,083 2,449,664 2,444,554 1997-2019
Transported
342,855 347,903 327,023 333,328 351,712 376,634 1997-2019
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
239,681 241,762 238,479 241,719 242,200 245,481 1987-2019
Sales
183,683 182,303 176,933 179,665 175,481 175,239 1998-2019
Transported
55,998 59,459 61,546 62,054 66,719 70,242 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
666 629 598 604 682 658 1967-2019
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
5,084 4,933 4,663 4,622 4,601 4,567 1987-2019
Sales
2,071 1,890 1,661 1,611 1,571 1,568 1998-2019
Transported
3,013 3,043 3,002 3,011 3,030 2,999 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
46,619 42,986 45,519 47,388 50,366 54,527 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: 10/30/2020
Next Release Date: 11/30/2020