3.2 - ENERGY INTENSITY PER HOUSEHOLD
  Gigajoules of energy consumed per household (GJ/household) by region Gigajoules of energy consumed per household (GJ/household) by type of dwelling
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Gigajoules per household 112.3 A 118.4 A 81.8 A 124.3 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 122.1 A 136.1 A 106.3 A    
Double/row house 89.5 A 109.2 A 75.2 A    
Low-rise apartment 53.4 M 43.6 A 48.4 A    
High-rise apartment - U - U 44.5 A    
Mobile home - U - U 92.7 A    
Don't know/Not stated 137.7 A 129.6 A 87.2 A    
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 115.2 A - U 99.8 A 126.0 A
1946 – 1960 112.5 A 118.6 A 100.4 A 122.5 A
1961 – 1977 107.2 A 112.6 A 78.4 A 115.0 A
1978 – 1983 126.8 A 112.9 A 84.1 A 137.4 A
1984 – 1995 110.2 A 138.1 A 85.6 A 128.2 A
1996 – 2000 114.4 A 150.7 A 91.8 A 134.9 A
2001 - 2010 110.0 A 104.4 A 61.6 A 121.5 A
2011 or later 103.7 A 95.8 A 75.3 A 111.4 A
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) - U - U 48.2 M 77.2 A
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 67.7 A 65.1 A 61.8 A 97.2 A
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 97.0 A 90.7 A 57.7 A 102.5 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 107.3 A 116.8 A 90.8 A 118.7 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 122.9 A 136.2 A 104.4 A 132.8 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 140.1 A 141.8 A 106.4 A 129.2 A
Occupation mode
Own 120.5 A 125.8 A 91.7 A 125.0 A
Rent 71.1 A 79.1 A 58.4 A 111.6 A
Don't know/Not stated - U - U - U 126.2 A
Number of people in the household
1 member 74.4 A 77.7 A 53.8 A 97.5 A
2 members 122.8 A 128.0 A 87.3 A 127.0 A
3 members 127.7 A 129.0 A 105.7 A 127.9 A
4 or more members 137.3 A 141.1 A 93.2 A 132.4 A
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 89.8 A 72.0 A 49.7 A 101.0 A
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 104.0 A 115.1 A 80.2 A 125.4 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 92.1 A 112.9 A 72.6 A 110.9 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 136.0 A 131.1 A 76.3 A 123.2 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 132.2 A 139.7 A 111.3 A 135.8 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 133.2 A 136.5 A 112.8 A 132.6 A
Other compositions 134.0 A 128.2 A 101.8 A 133.5 A
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 69.8 A 54.2 A 57.3 A - U
No 44.7 M 56.3 M 50.5 M - U
Valid skip 120.3 A 133.5 A 104.4 A 124.3 A
Don't know - U - U - U - U
Not stated 137.7 A 123.3 A 71.2 M - U
Household income
Less than $20,000 64.5 A - U 37.9 M 96.2 A
$20,000 to less than $40,000 79.8 A 107.3 A 62.3 A 112.3 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 101.1 A 77.6 A 74.4 A 111.1 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 112.6 A 107.1 A 81.3 A 137.3 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 117.8 A 124.1 A 76.4 A 123.2 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 125.4 A 129.9 A 103.4 A 126.0 A
$150,000 and over 146.3 A 138.6 A 108.4 A 135.1 A
Not stated 115.7 A 125.4 A 86.5 A 121.4 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 94.7 A - U 99.0 A 101.6 A
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 96.1 A 105.1 A 69.8 A 117.3 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 121.6 A 110.1 A 77.9 A 122.1 A
University 116.9 A 121.2 A 85.3 A 127.1 A
Not stated - U - U - U 158.6 A

Legend:

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

Notes:

Valid skips indicate households that do not live in row or terrace houses, low-rise apartments, or high-rise apartments.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use