4.1 - SIZE OF DWELLING
  Number of households by region Number of households by year of construction
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Before 1950
Number 889,272 A 1,448,753 A 1,831,497 A 1,436,759 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 173,959 A 230,828 M 487,454 M 170,196 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 104,067 M 193,210 M 302,831 M 227,475 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 160,868 A 182,847 M 322,100 M 342,111 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 170,334 A 360,316 A 204,641 M 287,060 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 229,960 A 455,836 A 417,954 A 372,259 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey 367,966 A 596,271 A 538,321 A 241,635 A
One and a half storeys 56,332 M 55,363 M 34,128 M 228,018 A
Two storeys 133,709 A 360,527 A 383,009 A 504,732 A
More than two storeys U U U 113,257 M
Split level U 62,765 M U U
Other U U U U
Don't know U
Not stated U U U U
Total heated area (excluding garage) 158,595,013 A 287,252,215 A 320,363,621 A 273,338,452 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 13,970,311 A 17,556,102 M 38,874,561 M 13,089,107 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 12,108,953 M 22,550,898 M 36,285,310 M 26,940,676 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 27,589,331 A 30,466,368 M 52,182,699 M 56,995,347 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 35,735,916 A 75,600,953 A 43,558,264 M 60,208,375 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 66,914,366 A 140,024,469 A 144,297,896 A 114,357,230 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey U U 34,622,158 A 42,894,901 A
One and a half storeys 124,831,584 A U U 43,062,597 A
Two storeys 33,180,400 M 135,166,420 A U 111,763,399 A
More than two storeys 272,096,763 A U U 33,950,103 M
Split level 72,237,171 A U 23,323,058 A U
Other 444,343,099 A 76,588,545 A U U
Don't know U
Not stated 67,503,806 M 10,742,581 M 128,304,626 A U

Note:

Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Source:

2011 Survey of Household Energy Use