Residential Sector
Ontario
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Households (thousands) 3,632.5   5,023.8 5,097.0 5,159.0 5,196.0 5,249.6

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 2,046.6   2,808.2 2,848.3 2,882.2 2,902.1 2,931.3
Single Attached 461.2   703.4 715.9 726.9 734.3 744.1
Apartments 1,098.2   1,493.9 1,514.8 1,532.3 1,542.5 1,557.6
Mobile Homes 26.4   18.4 18.0 17.6 17.1 16.6

Shares (%)
Single Detached 56.3   55.9 55.9 55.9 55.9 55.8
Single Attached 12.7   14.0 14.0 14.1 14.1 14.2
Apartments 30.2   29.7 29.7 29.7 29.7 29.7
Mobile Homes 0.7   0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 760.9   2,784.0 2,844.6 2,892.4 2,930.8 2,966.4
Natural Gas 2,191.3   1,996.3 2,009.0 2,028.1 2,036.0 2,050.2
Heating Oil 570.7   146.1 144.4 138.2 127.9 130.8
Other1 22.4   31.8 32.3 32.7 33.1 33.4
Wood 87.2   65.6 66.6 67.6 68.3 68.9

Shares (%)
Electricity 20.9   55.4 55.8 56.1 56.4 56.5
Natural Gas 60.3   39.7 39.4 39.3 39.2 39.1
Heating Oil 15.7   2.9 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.5
Other1 0.6   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Wood 2.4   1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.