6.4 - WOOD HEATING
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Wood/wood pellets used by the household for heating
Yes 1,576,903 A 264,645 A 676,399 A 360,879 A
No 12,176,798 A 706,688 A 2,774,542 A 4,776,483 A
Not stated 420,105 A 25,993 M 110,344 M 143,034 M
Wood burned (full cords)
1 cord or less 433,138 A 55,832 M 129,225 M 133,166 A
1.1 to 2 cords 213,469 A 25,611 M 103,936 M 40,082 M
2.1 to 3 cords 163,560 M 26,414 M 48,553 M - U
3.1 to 5.9 cords 180,482 A 47,405 M 95,437 M 27,590 M
6 cords or more 298,380 A 50,788 M 191,093 A 37,209 M
Valid skip 12,176,798 A 706,688 A 2,774,542 A 4,776,483 A
Not stated 707,979 A 84,587 A 218,500 A 208,510 M
Type of wood burned
Hard wood 778,009 A 125,075 A 402,801 A 201,706 M
Soft wood 66,069 A - U - U - U
Hard and soft (mixed) 575,673 A 109,385 A 183,874 A 135,504 A
Valid skip 12,596,904 A 732,681 A 2,884,886 A 4,919,517 A
Don't know 96,305 M - U - U - U
Not stated 60,846 M - U - U - U
Wood pellets burned
Did not use wood pellets 849,074 A 114,557 A 360,727 A 213,119 M
500 lbs (228 kg) or less - U - U - U - U
501 to 1,000 lbs (229 - 455 kg) - U - U - U - U
1,001 to 2,500 lbs (456 - 909 kg) - U - U - U - U
2,501 to 4,000 lbs (910 to 1,818 kg) - U - U - U - U
4,001 to 5,500 lbs (1,819 to 2,500 kg) - U - U - U    
5,501 lbs (2,501 kg) or more - U - U - U - U
Valid skip 12,596,904 A 732,681 A 2,884,886 A 4,919,517 A
Don't know 18,718 M - U - U - U
Not stated 609,558 A 127,441 A 250,682 A 128,040 A

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 who did not use wood in their heating.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use