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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
66,375,134 66,812,393 67,196,751 67,923,465 68,433,125 69,041,815 1987-2017
Sales
60,010,723 59,877,464 60,189,501 60,970,790 61,513,507 62,132,626 1997-2017
Transported
6,364,411 6,934,929 7,007,250 6,952,675 6,919,618 6,909,189 1997-2017
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
5,356,397 5,372,522 5,413,546 5,453,627 5,474,701 5,467,715 1987-2017
Sales
4,518,745 4,491,326 4,528,749 4,563,572 4,581,262 4,581,226 1998-2017
Transported
837,652 881,196 884,797 890,055 893,439 886,489 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
540 613 640 587 568 579 1967-2017
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
189,372 192,288 192,139 188,336 188,836 185,350 1987-2017
Sales
121,821 123,124 122,502 120,190 119,967 119,208 1998-2017
Transported
67,551 69,164 69,637 68,146 68,869 66,142 1998-2017
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
38,159 38,616 39,794 39,939 40,928 42,888 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.
Release Date: 11/30/2018
Next Release Date: 12/31/2018