3.6 - ELECTRICITY INTENSITY PER HEATED AREA (EXCLUDING GARAGE)
  Gigajoules of electricity consumed per heated area (GJ/m2) by type of dwelling
Mobile homes Don't know/Not stated
Gigajoules per heated area 0.29 A 0.21 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 - U 0.21 M
1946 – 1960 - U 0.22 M
1961 – 1977 0.28 M 0.25 M
1978 – 1983 - U 0.20 A
1984 – 1995 0.33 A 0.17 A
1996 – 2000 - U - U
2001 - 2010 - U 0.18 A
2011 or later - U - U
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) - U - U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 0.37 M 0.66 M
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 0.32 A 0.34 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) - U 0.33 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) - U 0.15 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) - U 0.18 A
Occupation mode
Own 0.30 A 0.20 A
Rent - U 0.40 M
Don't know/Not stated - U - U
Number of people in the household
1 member 0.23 A 0.21 M
2 members 0.34 A 0.21 A
3 members - U 0.20 M
4 or more members - U 0.21 A
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members - U - U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 0.26 M 0.26 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 0.34 A 0.17 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only - U 0.23 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only - U 0.17 M
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 - U 0.21 M
Other compositions - U 0.19 M
Not stated - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes - U - U
No - U - U
Valid skip 0.29 A - U
Don't know - U - U
Not stated - U 0.21 A
Household income
Less than $20,000 - U - U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 0.30 A 0.24 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 0.26 M 0.18 M
$60,000 to less than $80,000 - U 0.23 M
$80,000 to less than $100,000 - U - U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 - U 0.18 A
$150,000 and over - U 0.22 A
Not stated - U 0.21 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary - U - U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 0.31 M 0.20 M
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 0.32 M 0.20 M
University 0.23 M 0.22 A
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