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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
3,244,274 3,271,074 3,283,968 3,294,010 3,326,608 3,336,219 1987-2017
Sales
855,055 636,744 664,114 670,508 634,399 603,328 1997-2017
Transported
2,389,219 2,634,330 2,619,854 2,623,502 2,692,209 2,732,891 1997-2017
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
267,793 269,081 269,758 269,981 267,386 267,970 1987-2017
Sales
51,308 35,966 37,035 36,612 31,526 30,551 1998-2017
Transported
216,485 233,115 232,723 233,369 235,860 237,419 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
543 625 679 617 570 586 1967-2017
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,381 6,554 6,526 6,502 5,838 5,817 1987-2017
Sales
1,634 1,686 1,714 1,736 1,030 858 1998-2017
Transported
4,747 4,868 4,812 4,766 4,808 4,959 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
41,436 41,810 46,486 42,449 47,166 47,751 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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