Residential Single Detached Secondary Energy Use (Final Demand) by Energy Source and End Use
  1990   2011 2012 2014 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ)a,b 1,023.8   1,107.9 1,040.8 1,063.9 1,071.5 1,021.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)a,b
Electricity 304.6   395.8 387.7 399.8 403.1 386.3
Natural Gas 387.0   474.9 426.6 451.0 473.3 439.3
Heating Oil 131.6   77.9 65.7 57.8 55.3 53.1
Other1 16.0   13.5 14.6 11.3 10.0 9.6
Wood 184.6   145.9 146.2 144.0 129.9 133.4

Energy Use by End Use (PJ)b
Space Heating 722.9   718.6 693.9 738.2 751.5 707.3
Water Heating 145.0   239.9 208.2 200.2 199.2 192.3
Appliances 110.8   95.9 86.4 81.9 79.7 77.4
Lighting 37.4   34.6 30.8 28.9 27.6 27.4
Space Cooling 7.6   18.9 21.5 14.7 13.5 17.4

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2)b 804   1,242 1,257 1,286 1,300 1,312
Total Households (thousands)b,c 5,558   7,590 7,674 7,757 7,828 7,911
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2)a,b 1.27   0.89 0.83 0.83 0.82 0.78
Energy Intensity (GJ/household)a,b,c 184.2   146.0 135.6 137.2 136.9 129.2
Heating Degree-Day Indexb,d 0.92   0.90 0.84 0.93 0.98 0.92
Cooling Degree-Day Indexb,e 1.05   1.51 1.70 1.18 1.11 1.37

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.

Sources:

a) Statistics Canada, Report on Energy Supply and Demand in Canada, 1990–2015, Ottawa, 2017 (CANSIM).
b) Natural Resources Canada, Residential End-Use Model, Ottawa, 2017.
c) Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending, 1997–2015, Ottawa, 2017.
d) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Below 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.
e) Environment and Climate Change Canada, Climate Summaries, Monthly Values of Degree-Days Above 18.0°C, 1990–2015, Ottawa.