1.2 - TOTAL HEATED AREA OF DWELLING (EXCLUDING GARAGE)
  Heated area (excluding garage) in square metres by dwelling1
Double / row houses Low-rise apartments High-rise apartments Mobile homes
Total heated area of dwelling (excluding garage) 267,242,595 A 175,029,890 A 93,864,045 A 19,001,443 M
Type of dwelling
Single detached house                
Double/row house                
Low-rise apartment                
High-rise apartment                
Mobile home                
Don't know/not stated                
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 22,035,075 M 12,252,147 M U
1950 – 1969 37,171,216 M 25,902,058 M 13,344,913 M U
1970 – 1979 43,914,426 A 35,304,637 M 20,457,415 M U
1980 – 1989 35,546,465 M 41,579,560 A 17,869,718 M U
1990 – 1999 52,251,895 A 34,154,618 M 20,764,325 M U
2000 – 2011 76,323,517 M 25,836,869 M U U
Occupation Mode
Own 212,580,877 A 40,342,521 A 36,656,547 M 18,024,817 M
Rent 54,661,718 A 134,687,369 A 57,207,498 A U
Number of people in the household
1 member 46,913,127 A 95,186,942 A 40,403,068 A U
2 members 102,499,751 A 50,226,673 A 36,156,370 M 4,817,755 M
3 members 44,529,664 M 14,223,079 M U U
4 or more members 56,046,799 M U U U
Not stated U U U U
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members U U U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members U 44,490,457 M U U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 50,563,110 A 46,013,872 A 19,952,345 M U
Households with only 65 + year old members 37,469,106 A 34,587,811 A 29,258,500 M U
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 54,717,201 M 10,494,604 M U U
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 22,801,755 M U U U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 U U U
Other compositions 49,510,209 M 21,262,235 M U U
Not stated U U U U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 65,602,746 M 36,853,638 A 31,719,943 M
No 52,737,321 A 131,194,435 A 55,073,239 A
Valid skip 130,125,527 A 18,634,680 M
Don't know U U U
Not stated U U U U
Household income
Less than $20,000 12,705,241 M 28,455,306 A 10,476,743 M U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 46,330,221 M 49,083,515 M 18,282,884 M U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 26,410,129 A 30,812,898 A 16,227,689 M U
$60,000 to less than $80,000 45,850,178 A 17,771,519 M U U
$80,000 to less than $100,000 27,308,933 M U U U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 25,550,897 M U U U
$150,000 and over 25,889,197 M U U U
Not stated 57,197,799 M 22,059,222 A 17,859,435 M U
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 15,542,119 M 25,992,726 M U U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 25,375,646 M 25,863,065 M 17,369,011 M U
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 50,066,394 A 47,721,481 A 20,048,759 M 9,528,601 M
University 155,056,304 A 67,698,308 A 46,496,145 M U
Not stated U U U U
Households with someone home all day on an average weekday
Yes 129,116,829 A 54,712,842 A 46,137,080 M 10,892,536 M
No 132,864,503 A 107,600,894 A 46,949,181 A U
Don't know U U U
Not stated U U U U
Complete weeks with no one home
Zero 99,806,302 A 72,501,289 A 41,687,860 M 13,109,059 M
One to two 72,871,297 M 32,710,617 A 10,958,079 M U
Three to four 36,861,539 M 21,340,293 M 13,145,491 M U
More than four 32,050,296 M 19,131,676 M 14,170,303 M U
Don't know 21,638,016 M 19,900,649 M U U
Not stated U U U U
How long have you lived in the dwelling?
5 years or less 109,442,608 A 111,532,722 A 46,683,435 A 9,220,196 M
6 to 10 years 47,001,579 A 25,828,582 M 15,654,506 M U
11 to 20 years 57,752,529 A 23,324,933 M 22,959,655 M U
21 to 30 years 20,399,777 M U U U
More than 30 years 15,392,848 M U U U
Don't know
Not stated U U U U

Footnotes:

1 Does not include the "Don't know/not stated" category.

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