Residential Sector
Canada
Table 42: Single Attached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Attached Energy Use (PJ) 117.4   164.8 192.4 215.5 214.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 42.0   62.6 68.9 73.5 72.4
Natural Gas 48.4   84.9 106.3 126.0 125.2
Heating Oil 14.2   5.9 5.4 5.1 4.9
Other1 1.7   2.6 2.2 2.2 2.2
Wood 11.0   8.8 9.5 8.8 9.6

Shares (%)
Electricity 35.8   38.0 35.8 34.1 33.8
Natural Gas 41.2   51.5 55.3 58.4 58.4
Heating Oil 12.1   3.6 2.8 2.4 2.3
Other1 1.5   1.5 1.1 1.0 1.0
Wood 9.4   5.4 5.0 4.1 4.5

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 112   210 220 226 232
Total Households (thousands) 922   1,523 1,548 1,569 1,593
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.05   0.78 0.87 0.95 0.93
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 127.3   108.2 124.3 137.4 134.5
Total Single Attached GHG Emissions Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 6.2   7.5 8.7 9.6 9.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 2.4   2.5 2.8 2.7 2.6
Natural Gas 2.4   4.2 5.2 6.2 6.1
Heating Oil 1.0   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3
Other1 0.1   0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 38.2   33.2 31.5 28.3 27.9
Natural Gas 39.5   56.2 60.0 64.4 64.6
Heating Oil 16.3   5.6 4.4 3.8 3.6
Other1 1.8   2.1 1.6 1.4 1.4
Wood 4.2   2.8 2.6 2.1 2.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 52.7   45.3 45.5 44.7 44.2
Total Single Attached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 3.8   5.0 6.0 6.9 6.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 32.6   30.3 31.2 32.0 31.9
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.