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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
3,236,160 3,244,274 3,271,074 3,283,968 3,294,010 3,326,608 1987-2016
Sales
1,352,292 855,055 636,744 664,114 670,508 634,399 1997-2016
Transported
1,883,868 2,389,219 2,634,330 2,619,854 2,623,502 2,692,209 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
268,647 267,793 269,081 269,758 269,981 267,386 1987-2016
Sales
85,877 51,308 35,966 37,035 36,612 31,526 1998-2016
Transported
182,770 216,485 233,115 232,723 233,369 235,860 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
601 543 625 679 617 570 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
6,482 6,381 6,554 6,526 6,502 5,838 1987-2016
Sales
1,970 1,634 1,686 1,714 1,736 1,030 1998-2016
Transported
4,512 4,747 4,868 4,812 4,766 4,808 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
41,351 41,436 41,810 46,486 42,449 47,166 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