8.2 - DWELLING TEMPERATURE (OC)
  Number of households by occupation mode
Owner Renter
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the winter
Thermostat turned off U U
17 degrees or less 307,689 A 177,710 M
18 degrees 586,078 A 98,825 M
19 degrees 470,539 A U
20 degrees 2,275,324 A 761,195 A
21 degrees 2,688,740 A 483,107 A
22 degrees 1,783,323 A 473,093 M
23 degrees or more 921,639 A 432,896 A
Don't know 166,382 M U
Not stated 625,341 A U
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the winter
Thermostat turned off 189,977 M 255,162 M
17 degrees or less 2,088,595 A 667,583 A
18 degrees 1,885,970 A 377,585 A
19 degrees 1,158,934 A 122,743 M
20 degrees 1,554,926 A 466,070 A
21 degrees 1,061,634 A 237,791 M
22 degrees 653,530 A 171,209 M
23 degrees or more 341,461 A 202,083 M
Don't know 292,145 M 143,069 M
Not stated 625,341 A U
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the summer
Thermostat turned off 412,170 A U
17 degrees or less 105,169 M U
18 degrees 157,526 M U
19 degrees 100,499 M U
20 degrees 466,235 A U
21 degrees 666,867 A 134,683 M
22 degrees 788,992 A 95,436 M
23 degrees or more 2,289,726 A 293,233 A
Don't know 467,672 A 224,674 M
Not stated 613,994 A U
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the summer
Thermostat turned off 1,248,129 A 443,168 A
17 degrees or less 135,516 M U
18 degrees 200,009 M U
19 degrees 216,848 M U
20 degrees 441,911 A U
21 degrees 460,708 A U
22 degrees 564,908 A U
23 degrees or more 1,706,861 A 178,201 M
Don't know 479,967 A 120,625 M
Not stated 613,994 A U
Dwelling temperature when not at home during the summer
Thermostat turned off 2,490,346 A 846,223 A
17 degrees or less 93,330 M U
18 degrees 135,438 M U
19 degrees U U
20 degrees 217,384 A U
21 degrees 233,961 A U
22 degrees 340,642 A U
23 degrees or more 1,516,164 A 101,839 M
Don't know 294,303 M U
Not stated 617,310 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