4.1 - SIZE OF DWELLING
  Number of households by year of construction
1990 – 1999 2000 – 2011
Number 2,162,868 A 2,299,764 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 501,073 M 184,121 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 319,405 M 421,706 M
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 277,420 A 294,177 M
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 278,235 A 353,242 M
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 639,025 A 937,582 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey 415,782 A 602,206 A
One and a half storeys 51,058 M 64,960 M
Two storeys 623,369 A 785,955 A
More than two storeys U U
Split level U U
Other U U
Don't know U
Not stated U U
Total heated area (excluding garage) 398,980,429 A 512,912,574 A
Heated area of dwelling (excluding garage)
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 40,520,268 M 14,799,402 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 37,623,241 A 48,662,993 M
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 46,295,126 A 47,742,342 M
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 58,357,188 A 73,863,265 M
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 208,874,269 A 322,387,634 A
Number of storeys in dwelling
One storey 97,542,535 A 140,234,577 A
One and a half storeys 14,018,654 M 18,875,634 M
Two storeys 165,616,654 A 235,401,723 A
More than two storeys U U
Split level U U
Other U U
Don't know U
Not stated U 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