3.6 - NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS
  Gigajoules of natural gas consumed by households (GJ) by type of dwelling1
Double/row houses Low-rise apartments High-rise apartments Mobile homes
Gigajoules 73,179,017 A 20,246,599 A 20,710,487 M 8,627,675 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 U U
1950 – 1969 7,798,304 M U U U
1970 – 1979 13,006,456 A U U U
1980 – 1989 8,187,755 M U U U
1990 – 1999 15,198,672 M U U U
2000 – 2011 22,468,990 M 5,911,737 M U U
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) U U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) U 8,361,481 M 8,774,529 M U
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 17,503,231 M 4,671,495 M U U
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 20,772,296 A U U U
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 14,114,266 M U U
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 15,938,760 M U U U
Occupation mode
Own 58,985,703 A 10,820,733 M 9,057,921 M 8,627,675 M
Rent 14,193,314 M 9,425,867 M U
Number of people in the household
1 member 11,922,973 A 9,023,952 M 7,778,903 M U
2 members 29,951,330 M 8,352,712 M U U
3 members 12,533,718 M U U U
4 or more members 13,587,778 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 U U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 12,144,237 M 3,335,870 M U U
Households with only 65 + year old members 10,696,167 M 7,014,541 M U U
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 12,663,696 M U U U
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 7,573,430 M U U U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 U U
Other compositions 12,842,882 M U U U
Not stated U U U U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 17,308,889 M 9,718,626 M 6,260,677 M
No 18,439,243 A 10,363,208 M U
Valid skip 31,230,430 A 8,555,723 M
Don't know U
Not stated U U U U
Household income
Less than $20,000 U U U U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 7,230,461 M U U U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 7,266,941 M 3,977,502 M U U
$60,000 to less than $80,000 11,561,176 M U U U
$80,000 to less than $100,000 9,934,040 M U U U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 7,642,583 M U U U
$150,000 and over U U U U
Not stated 19,624,685 M U U U
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary U U U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 5,089,738 M U U U
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 12,907,000 M 4,293,785 M U U
University 45,029,466 A 8,303,888 M U U
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