Residential Sector
Newfoundland
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Households (thousands) 173.9   213.0 216.0 216.0 218.0

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 133.2   162.0 164.2 164.2 165.7
Single Attached 17.1   19.6 19.9 19.8 20.0
Apartments 21.2   28.6 29.1 29.2 29.6
Mobile Homes 2.3   2.7 2.8 2.8 2.8

Shares (%)
Single Detached 76.6   76.1 76.0 76.0 76.0
Single Attached 9.8   9.2 9.2 9.2 9.2
Apartments 12.2   13.4 13.5 13.5 13.6
Mobile Homes 1.3   1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 75.9   144.8 148.6 150.9 153.9
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 58.1   40.0 39.3 37.7 36.5
Other1 0.6   0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Wood 39.3   27.3 27.1 26.4 26.7

Shares (%)
Electricity 43.6   68.0 68.8 69.9 70.6
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 33.4   18.8 18.2 17.5 16.8
Other1 0.3   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 22.6   12.8 12.6 12.2 12.2

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.