Residential Sector
Ontario1
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 532.6   596.8 558.2 601.2 625.6 609.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 163.0   167.4 170.0 173.5 172.4 172.4
Natural Gas 252.3   349.9 308.7 352.0 391.3 373.5
Heating Oil 51.2   23.2 19.6 21.0 18.7 17.0
Other2 6.4   11.2 13.0 9.1 8.2 8.1
Wood 59.8   45.2 46.9 45.5 35.1 38.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 30.6   28.0 30.5 28.9 27.6 28.3
Natural Gas 47.4   58.6 55.3 58.6 62.5 61.3
Heating Oil 9.6   3.9 3.5 3.5 3.0 2.8
Other2 1.2   1.9 2.3 1.5 1.3 1.3
Wood 11.2   7.6 8.4 7.6 5.6 6.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 480.9   736.2 746.1 765.2 774.6 785.7
Total Households (thousands) 3,632.5   5,023.8 5,097.0 5,159.0 5,196.0 5,249.6
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.11   0.81 0.75 0.79 0.81 0.78
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 146.6   118.8 109.5 116.5 120.4 116.1
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 18.1   20.6 18.4 20.3 21.7 20.7

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 12.7   17.2 15.1 17.2 19.1 18.1
Heating Oil 3.6   1.6 1.4 1.5 1.3 1.2
Other2 0.4   0.7 0.8 0.6 0.5 0.5
Wood 1.4   1.1 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.9

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 70.0   83.6 82.2 84.7 87.8 87.4
Heating Oil 20.1   8.0 7.5 7.3 6.1 5.8
Other1 2.1   3.3 4.3 2.7 2.3 2.4
Wood 7.8   5.1 6.0 5.3 3.8 4.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 34.0   34.6 33.0 33.8 34.7 33.9
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.89   0.87 0.79 0.92 1.00 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Index 1.05   1.65 1.85 1.23 1.03 1.36

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.