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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
3,294,010 3,326,608 3,336,219 3,353,692 3,370,186 3,409,315 1987-2020
Sales
670,508 634,399 603,328 581,898 572,772 578,441 1997-2020
Transported
2,623,502 2,692,209 2,732,891 2,771,794 2,797,414 2,830,874 1997-2020
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
269,981 267,386 267,970 268,546 269,341 271,338 1987-2020
Sales
36,612 31,526 30,551 29,856 30,008 30,909 1998-2020
Transported
233,369 235,860 237,419 238,690 239,333 240,429 1998-2020
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
617 570 586 667 659 597 1967-2020
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,502 5,838 5,817 5,820 5,696 5,495 1987-2020
Sales
1,736 1,030 858 868 873 900 1998-2020
Transported
4,766 4,808 4,959 4,952 4,823 4,595 1998-2020
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
42,449 47,166 47,751 53,124 52,347 51,320 1973-2020
- = 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: 10/29/2021
Next Release Date: 11/30/2021