3.1 - TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  Gigajoules (GJ) of energy consumed by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Total energy consumption 1,431,530,934 A 102,277,829 A 314,044,762 A 564,475,932 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 1,102,766,918 A 81,751,638 A 227,757,442 A 455,451,846 A
Double/row house 149,480,266 A 7,654,873 M 40,290,024 A 60,151,759 A
Low-rise apartment 79,607,172 A 8,246,830 M 35,160,658 A 14,463,601 A
High-rise apartment 42,106,449 M U U 18,849,993 M
Mobile home 18,032,373 M U U U
Don't know/not stated 39,537,757 A U U 13,123,050 M
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 174,992,711 A 18,770,849 A 29,510,430 A 84,826,101 A
1950 – 1969 271,778,089 A 20,179,247 A 67,772,953 A 97,645,915 A
1970 – 1979 285,224,347 A 21,727,850 A 77,667,028 A 101,906,120 A
1980 – 1989 247,223,314 A 15,691,854 A 58,176,085 A 104,533,047 A
1990 – 1999 205,052,209 A 14,001,920 A 41,103,692 A 72,677,177 A
2000 – 2011 247,260,264 A 11,906,108 A 39,814,575 A 102,887,573 A
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 37,071,585 A U 15,599,494 M 9,451,902 M
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 107,102,509 A 10,886,068 A 24,577,680 A 20,770,609 A
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 165,887,240 A 13,258,616 A 49,563,274 M 47,139,599 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 259,429,311 A 16,937,931 A 73,966,313 A 94,330,698 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 289,934,095 A 19,903,489 A 76,546,613 A 99,503,093 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 572,106,194 A 39,616,689 A 73,791,389 A 293,280,030 A
Occupation mode
Own 1,248,863,670 A 86,211,855 A 248,606,573 A 514,208,467 A
Rent 182,667,264 A 16,065,973 A 65,438,189 A 50,267,465 A
Number of people in the household
1 member 227,951,842 A 16,740,451 A 58,786,527 A 77,324,889 A
2 members 472,199,756 A 41,755,011 A 119,683,813 A 165,591,208 A
3 members 239,909,165 A 21,596,917 A 47,785,619 A 99,732,992 A
4 or more members 417,351,104 A 18,415,045 A 76,264,102 A 200,374,093 A
Not stated 74,119,066 A U U 21,452,749 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 87,787,587 A 2,843,129 M 23,258,076 M 29,640,041 M
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 286,990,080 A 30,257,005 A 65,169,755 A 97,834,891 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 188,424,675 A 16,153,568 A 49,316,927 A 62,731,311 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 248,647,498 A 12,604,978 A 51,488,764 A 105,420,624 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 175,420,525 A 11,565,142 A 35,617,100 A 73,098,252 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 74,293,382 A 5,559,270 M 14,750,730 M 32,982,413 M
Other compositions 291,466,393 A 19,498,905 A 61,871,232 A 140,342,325 A
Not stated 74,119,066 A U U 21,452,749 M
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 64,298,015 A U 8,472,190 M 22,701,899 A
No 112,279,259 A 7,753,854 M 43,108,966 A 40,162,452 A
Valid skip 1,145,597,176 A 88,090,130 A 248,477,434 A 466,230,684 A
Don't know U U
Not stated 107,558,692 A 5,284,474 M 13,986,172 M 34,471,792 A
Household income
Less than $20,000 51,858,559 A 9,568,123 A 15,868,550 M 14,689,143 M
$20,000 to less than $40,000 160,102,080 A 15,726,767 A 48,478,297 M 50,734,708 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 170,227,173 A 13,367,197 A 55,382,238 A 55,424,648 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 182,848,201 A 17,085,791 A 53,579,688 A 67,938,887 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 139,979,423 A 8,615,432 A 32,314,556 A 46,036,610 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 214,153,827 A 11,426,175 A 40,660,763 A 85,680,774 A
$150,000 and over 189,985,166 A 5,708,003 M 29,678,958 A 84,679,609 A
Not stated 322,376,506 A 20,780,341 A 38,081,713 A 159,291,554 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 78,966,999 A 10,399,493 A 35,376,970 M 21,833,039 M
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 164,136,866 A 17,259,843 A 29,561,213 A 59,778,512 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 341,743,297 A 32,503,112 A 109,437,420 A 114,246,353 A
University 754,112,054 A 37,428,142 A 122,768,815 A 341,050,773 A
Not stated 92,571,718 A 4,687,239 M 16,900,343 M 27,567,256 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