1.1 - GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
  Number of households by region Number of households by type of dwelling
Manitoba / Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Single detached houses
Number of households 908,800 A 1,544,570 A 1,881,430 A 8,158,540 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 653,861 A 1,010,443 A 916,110 A    
Double/row house 59,329 M 202,412 M 214,367 M    
Low-rise apartment 46,168 M 192,114 A 432,634 A    
High-rise apartment 63,343 M - U 198,624 M    
Mobile home - U - U - U    
Don't know/Not stated 81,071 M 81,638 M 80,861 M    
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 121,961 M - U 74,750 M 939,049 A
1946 – 1960 145,089 A 230,181 M 159,690 M 1,295,785 A
1961 – 1977 196,284 A 361,165 A 366,891 A 1,623,396 A
1978 – 1983 108,574 M 139,463 M 177,700 A 803,479 A
1984 – 1995 123,911 A 232,652 M 490,489 A 1,542,787 A
1996 – 2000 26,849 M 149,996 M 180,849 M 554,274 A
2001 - 2010 134,973 A 313,335 A 317,127 A 1,136,178 A
2011 or later 51,159 M 86,652 M 113,934 M 263,592 A
Occupation mode
Own 754,331 A 1,270,110 A 1,333,211 A 7,547,931 A
Rent 135,228 A 245,280 A 496,708 A 468,651 A
Don't know/Not stated - U - U - U 141,958 M
Number of people in the household
1 member 258,946 A 398,546 A 525,630 A 1,229,986 A
2 members 357,494 A 514,664 A 657,051 A 3,100,580 A
3 members 127,581 A 253,763 A 251,376 A 1,452,566 A
4 or more members 164,778 A 377,597 A 447,373 A 2,375,409 A
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - - - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 97,622 M 177,553 M 221,241 M 415,534 A
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 205,978 A 384,070 A 313,573 A 1,585,318 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 217,444 A 225,531 A 522,566 A 1,619,197 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 123,001 A 265,225 A 268,346 A 1,346,821 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 75,081 M 177,403 A 230,397 A 1,067,090 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 45,316 M 80,644 M 75,763 M 499,502 A
Other compositions 133,484 A 231,521 A 244,984 A 1,608,856 A
Not stated - - - - - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 30,744 M 173,805 M 384,421 A - -
No 91,619 M 112,578 M 351,676 A - -
Valid skip 702,677 A 1,168,751 A 1,012,184 A 8,158,540 A
Don't know - U - - - U - -
Not stated 81,071 M 89,437 M 104,921 M - -
Household income
Less than $20,000 28,085 M - U 119,913 M 225,944 A
$20,000 to less than $40,000 119,442 A 179,977 M 283,163 A 744,056 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 145,277 A 161,260 A 249,710 A 931,737 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 117,388 A 158,503 M 193,536 A 1,022,735 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 83,923 A 199,967 M 179,940 M 826,402 A
$100,000 to less than $150,000 145,751 A 299,535 A 264,777 A 1,622,668 A
$150,000 and over 115,953 A 320,498 A 236,721 A 1,481,545 A
Not stated 152,979 A 176,618 A 353,669 A 1,303,453 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary - U - U 49,151 M 294,718 A
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 197,346 A 212,863 A 358,611 A 1,342,613 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 173,146 A 234,826 A 217,298 A 947,348 A
University 484,041 A 1,059,606 A 1,245,185 A 5,493,119 A
Not stated - U - U - U 80,742 M
Households with someone home all day on an average weekday
Yes 529,229 A 1,023,495 A 1,345,237 A 5,693,776 A
No 325,083 A 489,718 A 481,665 A 2,254,394 A
Don't know/Not stated 54,488 M - U 54,528 M 210,370 M
Complete weeks with no one home
Zero 494,086 A 716,570 A 901,231 A 4,240,359 A
One to two 133,657 A 332,950 A 332,993 A 1,497,617 A
Three to four 54,215 M 142,889 M 144,536 M 524,740 A
More than four 116,483 A 219,394 A 366,219 A 1,280,542 A
Don't know 87,951 M 112,069 M 107,497 M 511,824 A
Not stated - U - U - U 103,459 M
How long have you lived in the dwelling?
5 years or less 283,553 A 488,026 A 650,040 A 1,882,630 A
6 to 10 years 173,250 A 382,119 A 444,824 A 1,432,647 A
11 to 20 years 247,421 A 421,323 A 486,172 A 2,321,930 A
21 to 30 years 89,334 A 140,695 A 161,031 A 1,293,932 A
More than 30 years 115,241 A 112,408 M 123,161 A 1,193,803 A
Don't know - - - - - U - U
Not stated - - - - - U - U

Legend:

The letter beside each estimate classifies its quality as follows: A–Acceptable, M–Use with caution, U–Too unreliable to be published.

Notes:

Valid skips indicate households that do not live in row or terrace houses, low-rise apartments, or high-rise apartments.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use