12.2 - LIGHTING USE - INCANDESCENT
  Number of households by region Number of households by heated area (excluding garage)
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia 56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less)
Households that turn on an incandescent light bulb (excluding small bulbs and night lights) for three or more hours during an average day
Yes 443,815 A 881,802 A 947,403 A 324,416 M
No 391,943 A 485,508 A 814,683 A 446,066 A
Don't know U U 57,200 M U
Not stated U U U U
Number of incandescent light bulbs turned on for three or more hours
1 to 2 bulbs 102,355 A 249,458 A 283,534 M 199,469 M
3 to 5 bulbs 131,863 A 205,738 M 240,991 M U
6 to 10 bulbs 86,936 M 120,597 M 120,808 M U
More than 10 bulbs U U U
Don't know 76,812 M 223,687 M 170,982 M U
Not stated 87,369 M 117,662 M 126,552 M U
Typical wattage of incandescent light bulbs turned on for three or more hours
Less than 60 watts 48,341 M 133,446 M 200,041 M U
60 watts 251,298 A 452,129 A 389,084 A 130,008 M
61 to 100 watts 87,047 A 108,898 M 125,209 M U
More than 100 watts U U U
Don't know 50,213 M 162,973 M 214,920 M U
Not stated 56,755 M 96,626 M 79,533 M U
Hours incandescent light bulbs are turned on during an average day in the winter
Less than 3 hours
3 to 5 hours 89,034 A 144,635 M 317,511 M U
6 to 9 hours 211,694 A 471,190 A 283,297 A 115,987 M
More than 9 hours 73,183 M 144,015 M 204,605 M U
Don't know 64,781 M 122,319 M 130,850 M U
Not stated 58,637 M 81,086 M 80,551 M U
Hours incandescent light bulbs are turned on during an average day in the summer
Less than 3 hours 130,311 A 258,188 A 270,542 M U
3 to 5 hours 184,948 A 378,294 M 354,038 A 134,539 M
6 to 9 hours 34,331 M U 127,931 M U
More than 9 hours U U U U
Don't know 77,031 A 132,904 M 133,950 M U
Not stated 51,396 M 77,031 M 75,401 M 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