6.4 - WOOD HEATING
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Wood/wood pellets used by the household for heating
Yes 1,741,904 A 312,739 A 661,647 A 460,522 A
No 10,895,310 A 571,227 A 2,461,427 A 4,325,419 A
Not stated 961,907 A 95,939 A 263,142 M 277,538 A
Wood burned (full cords)
1 cord or less 357,363 A 37,671 M 115,265 M 122,639 M
1.1 to 2 cords 183,366 A 43,955 M 85,340 M U
2.1 to 3 cords 173,487 M 36,214 M U U
3.1 to 5.9 cords 305,482 A 74,670 A U 87,923 M
6 cords or more 243,555 A 46,943 M 133,522 M U
Don't know 309,140 M 31,450 M U U
Not stated 1,131,418 A 137,776 A 318,166 A 322,716 A
Type of wood burned
Hard wood 791,593 A 138,020 A 378,110 A 249,762 M
Soft wood 630,070 A 122,040 A 197,853 A 160,239 M
Hard and soft (mixed) 168,641 A U U U
Don't know 103,559 M U 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