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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
68,433,125 69,067,541 69,737,549 70,431,299 71,540,702 71,936,406 1987-2021
Sales
61,513,507 62,134,303 62,870,604 63,592,202 64,805,321 65,407,419 1997-2021
Transported
6,919,618 6,909,439 6,866,945 6,839,097 6,735,381 6,528,987 1997-2021
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
5,474,701 5,499,932 5,518,358 5,551,599 5,627,741 5,611,726 1987-2021
Sales
4,581,262 4,612,105 4,632,818 4,669,838 4,747,414 4,759,361 1998-2021
Transported
893,439 886,498 885,540 881,761 880,327 852,365 1998-2021
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
568 575 637 633 563 588 1967-2021
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
188,836 184,959 185,009 183,507 184,458 182,019 1987-2021
Sales
119,967 119,191 119,395 117,914 118,331 117,581 1998-2021
Transported
68,869 65,756 65,614 65,593 66,127 64,438 1998-2021
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
40,928 42,945 45,497 45,866 44,242 45,570 1973-2021
- = 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: 11/30/2022
Next Release Date: 12/30/2022