Residential Sector
Alberta
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  2000   2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Total Households (thousands) 1,103.5   1,382.0 1,417.9 1,450.1 1,459.0 1,494.8 1,514.0 1,534.0 1,556.0

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 698.3   880.0 903.5 924.4 930.7 954.0 966.7 980.0 994.5
Single Attached 127.2   161.2 165.6 169.5 170.7 175.1 177.5 180.0 182.7
Apartments 231.8   283.6 290.3 296.3 297.5 304.2 307.5 311.0 314.8
Mobile Homes 46.2   57.2 58.6 59.9 60.2 61.6 62.3 63.1 63.9

Shares (%)
Single Detached 63.3   63.7 63.7 63.8 63.8 63.8 63.9 63.9 63.9
Single Attached 11.5   11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7 11.7
Apartments 21.0   20.5 20.5 20.4 20.4 20.3 20.3 20.3 20.2
Mobile Homes 4.2   4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1 4.1

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 19.1   56.5 58.6 63.7 63.8 65.3 66.2 67.1 68.0
Natural Gas 1,054.8   1,294.9 1,328.4 1,355.1 1,363.9 1,397.3 1,415.3 1,434.0 1,454.6
Heating Oil 10.0   10.3 10.4 10.5 10.5 10.8 10.9 11.1 11.2
Other1 16.0   16.5 16.7 16.9 16.9 17.4 17.6 17.8 18.1
Wood 3.6   3.8 3.8 3.9 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1 4.1

Shares (%)
Electricity 1.7   4.1 4.1 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4
Natural Gas 95.6   93.7 93.7 93.5 93.5 93.5 93.5 93.5 93.5
Heating Oil 0.9   0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7
Other1 1.4   1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Wood 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.