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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
66,812,393 67,196,751 67,923,465 68,433,125 69,043,742 69,704,122 1987-2018
Sales
59,877,464 60,189,501 60,970,790 61,513,507 62,134,303 62,837,177 1997-2018
Transported
6,934,929 7,007,250 6,952,675 6,919,618 6,909,439 6,866,945 1997-2018
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
5,372,522 5,413,546 5,453,627 5,474,701 5,498,603 5,515,841 1987-2018
Sales
4,491,326 4,528,749 4,563,572 4,581,262 4,612,105 4,630,299 1998-2018
Transported
881,196 884,797 890,055 893,439 886,498 885,542 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
613 640 587 568 576 637 1967-2018
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
192,288 192,139 188,336 188,836 184,947 184,943 1987-2018
Sales
123,124 122,502 120,190 119,967 119,191 119,329 1998-2018
Transported
69,164 69,637 68,146 68,869 65,756 65,614 1998-2018
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
38,616 39,794 39,939 40,928 42,982 45,298 1973-2018
- = 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: 11/29/2019
Next Release Date: 12/31/2019