Gas providers in Great Britain (UK) 2014

This statistic shows the distribution of gas suppliers in Great Britain in 2014. 74 percent of respondents use one of the 'Big Six' energy supplying companies, while only 8 percent used a non 'Big Six' company.

What type of energy supplier, if any, provides you with your gas?

Share of respondents
A 'Big Six' energy supplier (e.g. British Gas, EDF Energy)74%
I do not use this form of energy12%
A non 'Big Six' energy company i.e. an independent energy supply company (e.g. Green Energy, Ecotricity, Good Energy)8%
A supermarket brand energy supplier (e.g. M&S Energy, Sainsburry's Energy)4%
Don't know2%
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Release date

February 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

February 5 to February 7, 2014

Number of respondents

1,669 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

British adults

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Base includes all respondents responsible for paying bills.

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