1.1 - GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
  Number of households by type of dwelling
Double/row houses Low-rise apartments High-rise apartments
Number of households 1,923,467 A 1,987,476 A 1,266,074 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house            
Double/row house            
Low-rise apartment            
High-rise apartment            
Mobile home            
Don't know/Not stated            
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 181,413 M 204,857 M - U
1946 – 1960 190,947 M 192,073 A 112,147 M
1961 – 1977 433,480 A 355,646 A 379,648 M
1978 – 1983 165,984 M 239,580 M 132,817 M
1984 – 1995 361,925 A 493,038 A 213,078 A
1996 – 2000 158,636 M 91,312 M - U
2001 - 2010 320,339 A 300,367 A 195,487 M
2011 or later 110,745 M 110,602 M 87,588 M
Occupation mode
Own 1,340,276 A 496,567 A 365,088 A
Rent 530,928 A 1,315,793 A 763,186 A
Don't know/Not stated 52,264 M 175,117 M 137,800 M
Number of people in the household
1 member 535,361 A 1,243,550 A 797,970 A
2 members 620,881 A 466,946 A 304,967 A
3 members 370,006 A 124,425 M 83,339 M
4 or more members 397,219 A 152,554 M - U
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 250,057 M 448,577 A 188,524 M
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 344,591 A 487,789 A 310,139 M
Households with only 65 + year old members 355,320 A 630,943 A 508,944 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 385,586 A 172,542 M - U
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 210,843 M 69,143 M - U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 61,330 M - U - U
Other compositions 301,512 M 131,423 M 86,417 M
Not stated - U - U - -
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 362,858 A 601,512 A 516,285 A
No 428,401 A 1,336,519 A 690,723 A
Valid skip 1,115,540 A - - - -
Don't know - U - U - U
Not stated - - - U - U
Household income
Less than $20,000 123,709 M 296,123 A 164,601 M
$20,000 to less than $40,000 300,391 A 594,854 A 273,393 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 279,609 A 357,017 A 285,107 M
$60,000 to less than $80,000 341,269 A 243,026 M 118,489 M
$80,000 to less than $100,000 123,314 A 165,557 M 43,704 M
$100,000 to less than $150,000 306,225 A 84,172 M 80,457 M
$150,000 and over 181,574 A 32,624 M 70,822 M
Not stated 267,376 A 214,104 M 229,502 M
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary - U 174,504 M - U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 378,596 A 461,222 A 265,258 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 216,368 A 272,069 A 169,031 M
University 1,265,021 A 1,068,823 A 742,542 A
Not stated - U - U - U
Households with someone home all day on an average weekday
Yes 1,312,382 A 1,276,914 A 882,786 A
No 499,872 A 627,390 A 332,576 A
Don't know/Not stated 111,213 M 83,171 M - U
Complete weeks with no one home
Zero 948,772 A 866,981 A 497,929 A
One to two 365,808 A 427,757 A 257,165 M
Three to four 99,001 M 103,489 M 108,263 M
More than four 270,072 A 368,676 A 302,769 A
Don't know 226,642 M 184,069 M 85,888 M
Not stated - U - U - U
How long have you lived in the dwelling?
5 years or less 735,539 A 1,039,977 A 680,256 A
6 to 10 years 441,103 A 430,488 A 225,437 M
11 to 20 years 386,661 A 357,789 A 224,738 A
21 to 30 years 149,483 A 71,307 M 102,952 M
More than 30 years 209,880 M - U - U
Don't know - U - U - U
Not stated - - - - - -

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