Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Households (thousands) 907.4   1,459.0 1,474.0 1,513.0 1,533.9

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 567.7   944.0 954.7 980.9 995.4
Single Attached 102.6   160.2 161.7 165.8 168.0
Apartments 198.3   287.7 289.6 296.3 299.4
Mobile Homes 38.7   67.1 68.0 69.9 71.1

Shares (%)
Single Detached 62.6   64.7 64.8 64.8 64.9
Single Attached 11.3   11.0 11.0 11.0 10.9
Apartments 21.9   19.7 19.6 19.6 19.5
Mobile Homes 4.3   4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 15.3   729.9 741.6 767.4 775.5
Natural Gas 853.1   711.6 714.6 727.1 739.7
Heating Oil 14.5   5.9 6.0 6.2 6.3
Other1 19.5   9.5 9.6 10.0 10.1
Wood 5.0   2.2 2.2 2.3 2.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 1.7   50.0 50.3 50.7 50.6
Natural Gas 94.0   48.8 48.5 48.1 48.2
Heating Oil 1.6   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Other1 2.2   0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Wood 0.5   0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.