3.10 - OTHER ENERGY INTENSITY PER HEATED AREA (EXCLUDING GARAGE)
  Gigajoules of other energy consumed per heated area (GJ/m2) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Gigajoules per heated square metre 0.45 A 0.63 M 0.42 A 0.38 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 0.47 A 0.64 M 0.44 A 0.39 M
Double/row house 0.27 M - U - U - U
Low-rise apartment 0.52 M - U - U - U
High-rise apartment - U - U - U - U
Mobile home - U - U - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 0.31 M - U - U - U
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 0.45 A 0.57 A 0.37 M 0.43 M
1946 – 1960 0.28 A 0.56 A 0.22 M 0.25 M
1961 – 1977 0.39 A 0.47 A 0.37 A 0.38 M
1978 – 1983 - U - U 0.41 M 0.26 M
1984 – 1995 0.58 A 0.48 A 0.68 A - U
1996 – 2000 0.61 M 0.46 A - U - U
2001 - 2010 0.37 A 0.35 A 0.46 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) 0.86 A 1.02 A - U - U
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 0.61 A 0.69 A 0.48 M 0.71 M
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 0.53 A 0.56 A 0.54 M 0.49 M
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 0.72 M - U 0.60 A - U
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 0.25 A 0.34 A 0.25 A 0.19 A
Occupation mode
Own 0.46 A 0.63 M 0.44 A 0.38 M
Rent 0.54 A 0.66 M - U - U
Don't know/Not stated - U - U - U - U
Number of people in the household
1 member 0.38 A 0.54 A - U 0.47 A
2 members 0.52 M - U 0.38 A 0.49 M
3 members 0.42 A 0.43 A 0.59 M 0.27 M
4 or more members 0.40 A 0.44 A 0.49 A 0.28 A
Occupant demographics
Households with only 18 to 24 year old members - U - U - U - U
Households with only 25 to 44 year old members 0.29 M - U - U - U
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 0.59 M - U 0.42 A 0.43 M
Households with only 65 + year old members 0.44 M 0.56 A 0.24 M - U
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 0.42 A 0.43 A 0.50 M 0.34 M
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 0.42 M 0.52 A - U - U
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 0.38 A 0.37 A 0.63 A - U
Other compositions 0.40 A 0.46 A 0.50 A 0.26 M
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes - U - U - U - U
No 0.44 M 0.42 M - U - U
Valid skip 0.46 A 0.65 M 0.42 A 0.39 M
Don't know - U - U - U - U
Not stated 0.31 M - U - U - U
Household income
Less than $20,000 - U 0.77 A - U - U
$20,000 to less than $40,000 0.74 M 0.56 A 0.68 M - U
$40,000 to less than $60,000 0.45 A 0.50 A 0.49 M 0.31 M
$60,000 to less than $80,000 - U - U 0.46 M 0.46 M
$80,000 to less than $100,000 0.38 A 0.30 M 0.45 M - U
$100,000 to less than $150,000 0.33 A 0.42 A 0.33 A 0.32 M
$150,000 and over 0.25 A 0.38 A 0.30 M 0.16 A
Not stated 0.49 A 0.51 A - U 0.43 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 0.57 A 0.67 A - U - U
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 0.45 A 0.47 A 0.46 M 0.44 M
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 0.50 M 0.49 A 0.49 M - U
University 0.43 A 0.73 M 0.37 A 0.30 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