U.S. natural gas consumption between 2005 and 2017, by sector (in billion cubic feet)

U.S. natural gas consumption by sector: 2005-2017 The statistic shows natural gas consumption in the United States between 2005 and 2017, by sector. In 2017, the U.S. transportation sector consumed approximately 731 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
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TransportationCommercial*ResidentialElectric power**Industrial
20056072,9994,8275,8697,713
20107033,1034,7827,3878,112
20117183,1544,7147,5748,227
20127612,8954,1509,1118,622
20138633,2954,8978,1918,909
20147353,4665,0878,1469,158
20157183,2024,6139,6139,098
20167393,1054,3459,9859,312
2017***7313,1764,4229,2509,510
TransportationCommercial*ResidentialElectric power**Industrial
20056072,9994,8275,8697,713
20107033,1034,7827,3878,112
20117183,1544,7147,5748,227
20127612,8954,1509,1118,622
20138633,2954,8978,1918,909
20147353,4665,0878,1469,158
20157183,2024,6139,6139,098
20167393,1054,3459,9859,312
2017***7313,1764,4229,2509,510
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The statistic shows natural gas consumption in the United States between 2005 and 2017, by sector. In 2017, the U.S. transportation sector consumed approximately 731 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
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Release date
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2005 to 2017
Supplementary notes
* According to the source, these figures include all commercial sector fuel use, including that at commercial combined-heat-and-power (CHP) and commercial electricity-only plants
** The electric power sector comprises electricity-only and CHP plants whose primary business is to sell electricity or electricity and heat.
*** The transportation sector’s value is an estimate.
According to the source, totals may not equal sum of components due to independent rounding.

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