3.8 - OTHER ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS
  Gigajoules of other energy consumed by households (GJ) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Gigajoules 229,816,006 A 57,184,093 A 93,033,095 A 56,821,506 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 206,445,953 A 47,307,615 A 86,517,423 A 53,173,622 A
Double/row house 10,829,042 M 3,920,586 M U U
Low-rise apartment 5,108,231 M U U U
High-rise apartment U U
Mobile home U U U
Don't know/not stated U U U U
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 42,365,176 A 12,931,717 A 11,826,395 M 15,115,410 M
1950 – 1969 49,214,175 A 12,449,702 A 25,856,134 M 6,098,050 M
1970 – 1979 55,751,369 A 12,657,301 A 25,416,976 M 12,784,443 M
1980 – 1989 34,963,054 A 7,488,381 A 14,482,763 M 8,058,305 M
1990 – 1999 26,862,505 A 6,273,942 M 7,974,744 M 9,147,604 M
2000 – 2011 20,659,727 M 5,383,051 M 7,476,084 M U
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) 10,380,196 M 5,957,547 M U U
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 30,540,273 M 6,937,782 A U 7,532,532 M
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 47,930,006 A 8,683,158 A 26,170,930 M U
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 59,339,661 A 11,251,919 A 27,001,974 M 14,526,856 M
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 79,867,878 A 23,285,116 A 23,614,891 A 26,129,412 A
Occupation mode
Own 211,560,337 A 49,429,379 A 85,633,302 A 55,707,785 A
Rent 18,255,669 M 7,754,714 M U U
Number of people in the household
1 member 37,112,719 A 8,601,244 A 14,145,752 M U
2 members 96,529,656 A 24,598,373 A 39,710,977 M 22,580,015 A
3 members 36,765,050 A 12,029,288 A 13,463,535 M 8,987,705 M
4 or more members 52,099,938 A 9,525,667 A 22,220,115 A 14,414,756 M
Not stated 7,308,644 M 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 U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 65,187,069 A 18,882,190 A 19,734,777 M 17,312,370 M
Households with only 65 + year old members 35,300,728 A 8,678,521 A 14,202,045 M 9,739,768 M
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 30,374,226 A 6,777,141 M 15,383,127 M 6,193,811 M
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 24,044,558 A 6,465,476 M 9,629,699 M 4,611,180 M
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 13,544,673 M 3,173,221 M U U
Other compositions 44,362,231 A 9,820,433 A 19,570,911 M 12,051,413 M
Not stated 7,308,644 M U U U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes U U U U
No 4,806,633 M U U U
Valid skip 213,465,751 A 50,503,438 A 88,336,228 A 53,367,756 A
Don't know
Not stated 10,207,759 M U U U
Household income
Less than $20,000 11,079,184 M 5,248,062 M U U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 36,484,809 M 9,894,520 A U U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 35,783,586 A 7,956,647 M 18,808,093 M U
$60,000 to less than $80,000 35,367,241 A 10,286,189 A 18,068,486 M 3,716,468 M
$80,000 to less than $100,000 21,743,627 A 4,916,191 M 11,111,455 M 4,417,602 M
$100,000 to less than $150,000 28,158,705 A 4,585,432 A 11,529,120 M 8,419,053 M
$150,000 and over 18,233,855 A 2,373,283 M 8,254,839 M 5,528,411 M
Not stated 42,965,000 A 11,923,770 M 8,660,976 M 17,027,368 M
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 25,363,526 M 6,188,645 M U U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 33,891,968 A 10,460,630 M 8,574,425 M 11,503,935 M
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 73,498,117 A 18,636,283 A 37,305,604 A 12,954,280 M
University 87,171,441 A 18,964,707 A 30,642,733 A 24,624,642 A
Not stated 9,890,953 M 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