3.6 - NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS
  Gigajoules of natural gas consumed by households (GJ) by region Gigajoules of natural gas consumed by households (GJ) by type of dwelling1
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Gigajoules 52,609,619 A 137,048,577 A 87,299,880 A 514,849,577 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 40,216,465 A 110,427,102 A 64,464,425 A    
Double/row house U 11,251,657 M 9,456,830 M    
Low-rise apartment U U 5,398,767 M    
High-rise apartment U U U    
Mobile home U U U    
Don't know/not stated U U U    
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 7,980,899 M U U 67,956,181 A
1950 – 1969 13,675,536 A 25,899,662 A 13,497,786 M 104,447,624 A
1970 – 1979 10,323,856 A 30,085,238 A 11,518,521 M 93,285,264 A
1980 – 1989 7,063,228 A 14,426,968 M 17,518,051 M 92,867,965 A
1990 – 1999 4,614,440 M 25,271,175 M 16,307,537 M 65,778,337 A
2000 – 2011 8,951,660 M 30,405,546 A U 90,514,207 A
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 5,207,364 M U 8,129,165 M 7,644,706 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 6,311,323 M 15,678,907 M 13,924,726 M 27,640,704 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 11,146,587 A 17,943,449 M 14,961,574 M 82,875,637 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 13,450,411 A 31,762,131 A 14,964,458 M 106,041,009 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 15,621,571 A 62,579,155 A 32,521,006 A 285,879,958 A
Occupation mode
Own 46,899,206 A 125,870,680 A 80,948,308 A 494,225,249 A
Rent 5,710,413 M 11,177,897 M U 20,624,329 M
Number of people in the household
1 member 9,551,025 A 21,777,408 M 15,916,338 M 61,244,380 A
2 members 19,784,255 A 41,013,510 A 29,337,396 A 141,749,826 A
3 members 8,373,536 A 26,354,171 A 11,282,268 M 94,049,463 A
4 or more members 12,898,144 A 36,285,079 A 24,426,836 M 192,564,927 A
Not stated U U U 25,240,981 M
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members U U U U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members U U U 22,185,901 M
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 11,012,089 A 26,640,137 A 20,361,156 M 90,188,638 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 8,932,129 A 18,017,485 M 12,061,424 M 52,078,651 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 8,397,133 A 23,529,146 A U 102,732,681 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 5,126,097 M 14,248,330 M 13,012,875 M 72,406,529 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 U U U 28,699,966 A
Other compositions 8,089,621 A 28,107,338 A 10,159,098 M 120,808,291 A
Not stated U U U 25,240,981 M
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes U U 9,245,963 M
No U U U
Valid skip 41,259,393 A 111,744,097 A 66,656,865 A 489,608,597 A
Don't know U
Not stated 4,633,901 M U U 25,240,981 M
Household income
Less than $20,000 U U U 10,805,228 M
$20,000 to less than $40,000 6,035,570 M 10,754,794 M 5,910,412 M 33,960,100 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 8,361,487 A 9,565,459 M U 46,029,299 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 5,535,146 M 11,499,725 M 8,202,194 M 53,903,587 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 5,574,897 M 10,996,411 M 19,192,415 M 49,749,017 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 9,166,356 M 25,408,643 A 15,663,603 M 93,073,921 A
$150,000 and over 7,189,735 M 32,500,607 M 8,387,137 M 91,016,807 A
Not stated 8,660,024 A 33,040,294 M 18,979,326 M 136,311,617 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary U U U 10,712,417 M
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 6,801,021 A 12,705,382 M 15,671,399 M 53,830,469 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 13,730,852 A 27,283,306 A 13,395,458 M 101,626,513 A
University 25,927,840 A 81,192,496 A 49,780,647 A 317,679,034 A
Not stated U U U 31,001,145 M

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