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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
1,707,148 1,673,132 1,681,841 1,693,267 1,704,243 1,720,442 1987-2016
Sales
1,614,042 1,584,155 1,600,366 1,618,827 1,635,444 1,651,364 1997-2016
Transported
93,106 88,977 81,475 74,440 68,799 69,078 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
161,293 158,213 158,965 159,596 160,051 161,139 1987-2016
Sales
143,227 139,676 139,589 140,196 141,013 141,679 1998-2016
Transported
18,066 18,537 19,376 19,400 19,038 19,460 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
471 421 520 570 485 460 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
5,338 5,204 5,178 5,098 5,095 5,064 1987-2016
Sales
2,893 2,719 2,688 2,617 2,588 2,496 1998-2016
Transported
2,445 2,485 2,490 2,481 2,507 2,568 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
61,179 66,233 68,886 73,713 73,118 73,251 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: 10/31/2017
Next Release Date: 11/30/2017