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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
2,667,392 2,678,547 2,693,190 2,709,812 2,736,015 2,758,101 1987-2016
Sales
2,442,526 2,380,957 2,370,808 2,366,957 2,388,112 2,431,078 1997-2016
Transported
224,866 297,590 322,382 342,855 347,903 327,023 1997-2016
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
233,588 235,049 237,922 239,681 241,762 238,479 1987-2016
Sales
194,216 183,249 183,197 183,683 182,303 176,933 1998-2016
Transported
39,372 51,800 54,725 55,998 59,459 61,546 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
604 540 627 666 629 598 1967-2016
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
5,007 5,066 5,024 5,084 4,933 4,663 1987-2016
Sales
2,203 2,040 2,008 2,071 1,890 1,661 1998-2016
Transported
2,804 3,026 3,016 3,013 3,043 3,002 1998-2016
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
39,863 39,512 42,875 46,619 42,986 45,519 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