3.7 - NATURAL GAS CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS
  Gigajoules of natural gas consumed by households (GJ) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec
Gigajoules 670,288,194 A 1,770,511 M 16,906,693 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 490,720,947 A - U 8,992,406 M
Double/row house 83,122,825 A - U 3,073,393 M
Low-rise apartment 31,842,162 A - U - U
High-rise apartment 17,528,312 A - U - U
Mobile home 4,895,659 M - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 42,178,289 A - U - U
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 65,514,588 A - U - U
1946 – 1960 100,904,914 A - U - U
1961 – 1977 122,376,935 A - U 4,669,097 M
1978 – 1983 60,268,043 A - U - U
1984 – 1995 129,583,240 A - U - U
1996 – 2000 60,077,843 A - U - U
2001 - 2010 105,299,202 A - U - U
2011 or later 26,263,430 A - U - U
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 11,382,525 M - U - U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 48,277,076 A - U - U
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 55,575,717 A - U - U
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 120,037,321 A - U 2,832,625 M
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 147,197,032 A - U 3,786,739 M
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 287,818,523 A - U - U
Occupation mode
Own 579,999,161 A - U 13,823,055 M
Rent 77,453,541 A - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 12,835,492 M - U - U
Number of people in the household
1 member 111,667,993 A - U 6,589,290 M
2 members 235,780,656 A - U 4,241,250 M
3 members 122,780,886 A - U - U
4 or more members 200,058,659 A - U 1,641,649 M
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 41,763,819 A - U - U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 113,494,474 A - U 2,704,649 M
Households with only 65 + year old members 125,228,512 A - U 5,205,507 M
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 117,036,207 A - U - U
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 98,351,437 A - U - U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 38,616,849 A - U - U
Other compositions 133,979,442 A - U - U
Not stated - U - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 44,217,365 A - U - U
No 41,393,044 A - U - U
Valid skip 540,976,025 A - U 11,507,124 M
Don't know - U - U - U
Not stated 42,488,610 A - U - U
Household income
Less than $20,000 17,362,410 A - U - U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 64,376,973 A - U - U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 67,301,624 A - U - U
$60,000 to less than $80,000 82,342,368 A - U - U
$80,000 to less than $100,000 62,412,960 A - U - U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 131,267,594 A - U 2,784,961 M
$150,000 and over 133,630,001 A - U 1,884,925 M
Not stated 111,594,264 A - U - U
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 16,377,599 A - U - U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 108,590,169 A - U - U
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 62,193,088 A - U - U
University 470,910,849 A - U 11,595,955 M
Not stated - U - 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