Gas suppliers in Great Britain 2013 to 2016

This statistic shows the distribution of gas suppliers in Great Britain in 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. In 2014, 34 percent of consumers used British Gas, and 13 percent receive as from E.ON. EDF and Scottish Power are equal third on the list, just ahead of npower. In 2016, 54 percent of consumers reported to use British Gas, a significant increase.

Who is your current gas supplier?

March 2013March 2014March 2015March 2016
Marks & Spencer Energy-1%--
Utility Warehouse---1%
Spark Energy-1%--
Southern Electric---2%
Sainsburys Energy1%1%1%-
Co-operative Energy1%1%1%-
First Utility1%2%3%-
Don't know2%2%2%15%
Scottish Hydro2%1%1%1%
Southern Energy6%5%--
Scottish Power10%10%9%2%
British Gas35%34%29%54%
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Release date

August 2016


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

March 2013 to March 2016

Number of respondents


Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Base included all who have different gas and electricity suppliers, or only have gas supply.

Prior to 2016 the base included all who had mains gas and were responsible for bills.

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