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Number of Natural Gas Consumers
Area: Period:
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Data Series Area
2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 View
History
Residential
             
Number of Consumers
67,196,751 67,923,465 68,433,125 69,067,541 69,737,549 70,358,831 1987-2019
Sales
60,189,501 60,970,790 61,513,507 62,134,303 62,870,604 63,519,734 1997-2019
Transported
7,007,250 6,952,675 6,919,618 6,909,439 6,866,945 6,839,097 1997-2019
Commercial
             
Number of Consumers
5,413,546 5,453,627 5,474,701 5,499,932 5,518,358 5,546,847 1987-2019
Sales
4,528,749 4,563,572 4,581,262 4,612,105 4,632,818 4,664,959 1998-2019
Transported
884,797 890,055 893,439 886,498 885,540 881,888 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
640 587 568 575 637 633 1967-2019
Industrial
             
Number of Consumers
192,139 188,336 188,836 184,959 185,009 183,233 1987-2019
Sales
122,502 120,190 119,967 119,191 119,395 117,794 1998-2019
Transported
69,637 68,146 68,869 65,756 65,614 65,439 1998-2019
Average Consumption per Consumer (Thousand Cubic Ft.)
39,794 39,939 40,928 42,945 45,497 45,961 1973-2019
- = 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: 9/30/2020
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