Azerbaijan, Baku, 13 March / Trend, E. Ismayilov /
As of March 1, 2013, the number of gas consumers in Azerbaijan equals 1,519,986 against 1,500,143 on February 1, according to a report issued by SOCAR (State Oil Company of Azerbaijan).
SOCAR's Azerigaz Production Association is involved in distribution and sale of gas in Azerbaijan.
According to the report, of the total number of customers, 1,501,467 account for population category and 18,519 - for other categories.
Of the total number of gas customers, 672,011 customers reside in Baku (662,313customers from the population category) and 847,975 customers (839,154 customers from the population category) - in regions.