Residential Sector
Quebec1
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 357.1   356.3 350.5 364.4 377.5 366.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 170.3   227.9 226.5 239.6 253.7 242.3
Natural Gas 24.8   23.2 22.7 24.9 26.0 26.3
Heating Oil 66.1   27.1 23.1 20.8 20.7 19.6
Other2 3.6   1.3 1.5 1.6 1.5 1.6
Wood 92.4   76.7 76.7 77.5 75.6 76.2

Shares (%)
Electricity 47.7   64.0 64.6 65.8 67.2 66.2
Natural Gas 6.9   6.5 6.5 6.8 6.9 7.2
Heating Oil 18.5   7.6 6.6 5.7 5.5 5.4
Other2 1.0   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 25.9   21.5 21.9 21.3 20.0 20.8

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 276.9   420.1 427.1 438.4 444.4 450.0
Total Households (thousands) 2,560.7   3,365.6 3,405.0 3,449.0 3,513.0 3,546.7
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.29   0.85 0.82 0.83 0.85 0.81
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 139.4   105.9 103.0 105.6 107.5 103.2
Total GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 8.3   4.9 4.6 4.6 4.6 4.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 1.2   1.1 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.3
Heating Oil 4.7   1.9 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.4
Other2 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 2.2   1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 15.0   23.0 23.9 26.4 27.5 28.0
Heating Oil 56.4   38.9 35.3 32.0 31.9 30.6
Other1 2.6   1.7 1.9 2.1 2.0 2.1
Wood 26.1   36.4 38.8 39.5 38.6 39.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 23.3   13.9 13.3 12.6 12.2 12.4
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.89 0.85 0.92 0.97 0.96
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.99   1.43 1.69 1.21 1.18 1.31

Footnotes:

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