Residential Secondary Energy Use (Final Demand) by Energy Source and End Use
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995
Total Energy Use (PJ)a,b 1,424.5   1,400.5 1,424.4 1,474.4 1,508.5 1,468.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a,b
Electricity 467.4   465.8 476.0 476.7 478.4 473.8
Natural Gas 528.4   531.9 553.3 593.5 631.5 630.5
Heating Oil 186.4   162.3 166.5 172.5 163.0 137.5
Other1 21.9   23.3 20.4 14.0 13.8 14.9
Wood 220.5   217.4 208.1 217.7 221.8 211.6

Energy Use by End Use (PJ)b
Space Heating 957.5   937.9 967.3 1,010.7 1,028.5 988.6
Water Heating 230.8   226.5 228.2 234.1 247.7 245.8
Appliances 176.8   173.3 175.0 171.4 172.9 171.0
Major Appliances 148.5   144.1 144.3 140.3 140.2 137.0
Other Appliances2 28.3   29.1 30.7 31.1 32.7 34.0
Lighting 49.5   48.5 49.2 48.7 49.7 49.6
Space Cooling 10.0   14.3 4.7 9.6 9.7 13.3

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2)b 1,208   1,252 1,286 1,320 1,349 1,380
Total Households (thousands)b,c 9,895   10,183 10,363 10,558 10,716 10,900
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2)a,b 1.18   1.12 1.11 1.12 1.12 1.06
Energy Intensity (GJ/household)a,b,c 144.0   137.5 137.4 139.6 140.8 134.7
Heating Degree-Day Indexb,d 0.92   0.93 0.99 1.01 0.98 0.98
Cooling Degree-Day Indexb,e 1.05   1.36 0.54 1.00 0.99 1.18

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.
2) “Other Appliances” includes small appliances such as televisions, video cassette recorders, digital video disc players, radios, computers and toasters.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2014, Ottawa, 2016 (CANSIM).
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2016.
c) Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending, 1997–2014, Ottawa, 2016.
d) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Below 18.0°C, 1990–2014, Ottawa.
e) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Above 18.0°C, 1990–2014, Ottawa.