U.S. natural gas consumption between 2005 and 2018, by sector
(in billion cubic feet)
U.S. natural gas consumption by sector: 2005-2018
The statistic shows natural gas consumption in the United States between 2005 and 2018, by sector. In 2018, the U.S. transportation sector consumed approximately 841 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
U.S. natural gas consumption between 2005 and 2018, by sector
(in billion cubic feet)
TransportationCommercial*ResidentialElectric power**Industrial
2018***8413,4854,98010,62610,021
20177703,1644,4129,2669,514
20167293,1104,3479,9859,274
20157183,2024,6139,6139,098
20147353,4665,0878,1469,158
20138633,2954,8978,1918,909
20127612,8954,1509,1118,622
20117183,1544,7147,5748,227
20107033,1034,7827,3878,112
20056072,9994,8275,8697,713
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Source

Release date

March 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

2005 to 2018

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.

U.S. natural gas consumption by sector: 2005-2018
The statistic shows natural gas consumption in the United States between 2005 and 2018, by sector. In 2018, the U.S. transportation sector consumed approximately 841 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
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