3.6 - NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS
  Gigajoules of natural gas consumed by households (GJ) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Gigajoules 657,054,541 A U 21,150,309 M 357,815,884 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 514,849,577 A U 10,145,581 M 288,813,764 A
Double/row house 73,179,017 A U 46,034,447 A
Low-rise apartment 20,246,599 A U U 5,867,902 M
High-rise apartment 20,710,487 M U U 8,599,887 M
Mobile home 8,627,675 M U
Don't know/not stated 19,441,185 M U 8,309,504 M
Dwelling construction date
Before 1950 78,813,132 A U U 50,140,435 A
1950 – 1969 123,544,885 A U 5,138,112 M 65,106,434 A
1970 – 1979 116,214,152 A U U 61,210,573 M
1980 – 1989 109,624,591 A U U 68,646,559 A
1990 – 1999 92,436,534 A U U 42,524,326 A
2000 – 2011 136,421,247 A U U 70,187,558 A
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 10,686,533 M U U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 33,755,733 A U U 11,519,961 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 66,532,449 A U U 25,341,784 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 110,566,188 A U U 61,017,284 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 125,752,679 A U U 61,888,941 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 309,760,958 A U U 194,016,444 A
Occupation mode
Own 599,102,134 A U 13,767,549 M 330,676,278 A
Rent 57,952,407 A U U 27,139,606 A
Number of people in the household
1 member 96,468,272 A U U 44,162,006 A
2 members 194,334,371 A U U 96,677,048 A
3 members 115,231,002 A U U 65,145,097 A
4 or more members 216,180,081 A U U 137,612,919 A
Not stated 34,840,816 A U 14,218,815 M
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members U U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 40,218,665 A U 20,314,874 M
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 116,128,252 A U U 54,005,312 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 80,690,229 A U U 34,963,378 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 123,514,421 A U U 71,521,054 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 82,277,202 A U 49,599,011 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 34,422,365 A U 20,611,091 M
Other compositions 143,377,961 A U U 92,255,337 A
Not stated 34,840,816 A U 14,218,815 M
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 33,288,193 A U U 15,182,681 M
No 40,614,797 A U U 22,066,791 A
Valid skip 529,394,749 A U 11,543,231 M 297,408,923 A
Don't know U U
Not stated 52,739,565 A U 22,451,410 A
Household income
Less than $20,000 15,909,405 A U U 8,819,865 M
$20,000 to less than $40,000 50,045,624 A U U 25,908,689 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 62,285,174 A U U 32,738,743 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 77,629,294 A U U 46,947,823 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 65,840,314 A U U 28,940,986 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 109,172,044 A U U 55,478,739 A
$150,000 and over 108,128,313 A U U 56,710,980 A
Not stated 168,044,373 A U U 102,270,060 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 18,722,576 M U U 10,302,386 M
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 67,589,411 A U U 31,172,435 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 129,902,838 A U U 70,211,465 A
University 397,363,658 A U 12,363,138 M 227,505,755 A
Not stated 43,476,057 A U 18,623,844 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