Residential Sector
Canada
Table 20: Total Households by Building Type and Principal Heating Energy Source
  2000   2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Total Households (thousands) 11,652   13,876 13,991 14,137 14,307 14,493 14,790

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 6,495   7,701 7,760 7,839 7,931 8,032 8,194
Single Attached 1,221   1,605 1,629 1,655 1,684 1,716 1,762
Apartments 3,719   4,340 4,373 4,414 4,462 4,515 4,601
Mobile Homes 217   229 229 229 230 231 233

Shares (%)
Single Detached 55.7   55.5 55.5 55.5 55.4 55.4 55.4
Single Attached 10.5   11.6 11.6 11.7 11.8 11.8 11.9
Apartments 31.9   31.3 31.3 31.2 31.2 31.1 31.1
Mobile Homes 1.9   1.7 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6 1.6

Households by Principal Heating Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 3,833   5,068 5,105 5,156 5,210 5,271 5,357
Natural Gas 5,644   6,895 6,959 7,036 7,133 7,234 7,412
Heating Oil 1,500   1,173 1,182 1,192 1,204 1,219 1,240
Other1 125   141 142 143 145 147 150
Wood 550   600 603 609 615 622 631

Shares (%)
Electricity 32.9   36.5 36.5 36.5 36.4 36.4 36.2
Natural Gas 48.4   49.7 49.7 49.8 49.9 49.9 50.1
Heating Oil 12.9   8.5 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.4 8.4
Other1 1.1   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Wood 4.7   4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.