3.9 - OTHER ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY HOUSEHOLDS (OIL and WOOD)
  Gigajoules of other energy consumed by households (GJ) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Gigajoules 146,831,424 A 53,699,378 M 56,779,082 A 25,294,217 M
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 133,246,921 A 49,448,834 M 52,921,260 A 21,835,982 M
Double/row house 4,528,979 M - U - U - U
Low-rise apartment - U 1,159,044 M - U - U
High-rise apartment - U - U - U - U
Mobile home - U - U - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 4,496,216 M - U - U - U
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 21,979,788 A 8,725,057 A 6,177,660 M 5,887,744 M
1946 – 1960 18,631,490 A 5,414,239 M 8,187,115 M 2,842,478 M
1961 – 1977 29,508,184 A 10,212,211 A 10,442,807 A 6,045,304 M
1978 – 1983 - U - U 5,286,278 M - U
1984 – 1995 29,942,991 M 6,879,871 A 15,273,510 M - U
1996 – 2000 9,837,708 M 2,730,721 M - U - U
2001 - 2010 9,016,515 M 2,832,569 M 4,809,815 M - U
2011 or later - U - U - U - U
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) - U - U - U - U
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 6,605,126 M 2,684,770 M - U - U
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 13,505,264 A 5,393,917 A 4,256,341 M - U
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 28,727,252 A 7,580,869 A 14,073,991 M 5,402,915 M
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 56,572,325 M - U 20,993,269 M - U
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 40,419,693 A 13,642,333 A 15,981,315 A 7,184,058 A
Occupation mode
Own 135,541,854 A 49,537,933 M 54,977,813 A 22,563,268 M
Rent 9,444,722 M 3,548,717 M - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 1,844,848 M - U - U - U
Number of people in the household
1 member 18,854,947 A 7,124,175 A 6,143,267 M 3,293,191 M
2 members 70,691,881 M - U 21,524,381 A 12,977,134 M
3 members 23,708,683 A 7,776,527 A 10,968,675 M 3,439,029 M
4 or more members 33,575,914 A 6,443,225 A 18,142,759 M 5,584,863 M
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 3,589,427 M - U - U - U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 44,621,128 M - U 14,747,763 M 4,298,088 M
Households with only 65 + year old members 28,066,664 A 9,885,511 A 6,958,435 M - U
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 16,691,189 M 3,277,382 M 8,895,449 M 2,670,086 M
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 16,848,233 M 4,553,843 M - U - U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 7,952,420 M 1,613,335 M 4,393,835 M - U
Other compositions 28,897,777 A 9,808,954 A 12,912,470 M 5,072,445 M
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes - U - U - U - U
No 3,654,036 M 1,483,721 M - U - U
Valid skip 138,382,494 A 50,989,058 M 54,648,316 A 23,336,281 M
Don't know - U - U - U - U
Not stated 4,496,216 M - U - U - U
Household income
Less than $20,000 3,752,384 M 2,069,073 M - U - U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 23,457,315 M 7,169,596 A 7,706,788 M - U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 16,963,529 A 5,782,169 M 8,129,659 M 2,275,248 M
$60,000 to less than $80,000 - U - U 11,289,298 M - U
$80,000 to less than $100,000 13,527,741 A 2,652,649 M 6,837,686 M - U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 22,530,137 A 7,253,420 M 8,985,469 M 4,017,718 M
$150,000 and over 13,251,804 A 2,765,312 M 5,577,363 M 3,506,243 M
Not stated 18,628,699 M 7,503,938 A - U 3,207,161 M
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 6,512,100 M 2,204,598 M - U - U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 25,255,549 A 8,671,456 A 10,140,548 M 4,617,188 M
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 25,688,809 M 7,506,600 M 11,551,851 M - U
University 87,143,797 A - U 30,920,859 A 14,935,241 A
Not stated - U - 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