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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
2,693,190 2,709,812 2,736,015 2,758,101 2,767,411 2,801,376 1987-2018
Sales
2,370,808 2,366,957 2,388,112 2,431,078 2,434,083 2,449,664 1997-2018
Transported
322,382 342,855 347,903 327,023 333,328 351,712 1997-2018
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
237,922 239,681 241,762 238,479 241,719 242,200 1987-2018
Sales
183,197 183,683 182,303 176,933 179,665 175,481 1998-2018
Transported
54,725 55,998 59,459 61,546 62,054 66,719 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
627 666 629 598 604 682 1967-2018
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
5,024 5,084 4,933 4,663 4,622 4,601 1987-2018
Sales
2,008 2,071 1,890 1,661 1,611 1,571 1998-2018
Transported
3,016 3,013 3,043 3,002 3,011 3,030 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
42,875 46,619 42,986 45,519 47,388 50,366 1973-2018
- = 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: 1/31/2020
Next Release Date: 2/28/2020