Residential Sector
Prince Edward Island
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Households (thousands) 42.1   57.5 58.4 58.0 58.0 59.0 59.0

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 30.6   40.2 40.8 40.5 40.4 41.1 41.0
Single Attached 2.3   3.7 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.9 4.0
Apartments 7.2   10.6 10.8 10.8 10.8 11.0 11.1
Mobile Homes 2.0   2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.0

Shares (%)
Single Detached 72.7   70.0 69.9 69.8 69.7 69.6 69.5
Single Attached 5.5   6.5 6.6 6.6 6.6 6.7 6.7
Apartments 17.0   18.5 18.5 18.6 18.6 18.7 18.7
Mobile Homes 4.8   5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 0.8   25.6 27.1 28.0 28.7 30.0 30.5
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 33.6   25.7 24.9 23.6 22.8 22.3 21.7
Other1 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 7.3   5.8 6.1 6.0 6.0 6.2 6.3

Shares (%)
Electricity 1.8   44.5 46.3 48.3 49.5 50.9 51.7
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 79.9   44.8 42.6 40.6 39.4 37.8 36.8
Other1 1.0   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Wood 17.3   10.0 10.4 10.4 10.4 10.6 10.7

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.