8.2 - DWELLING TEMPERATURE (OC)
  Number of households by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the winter
Thermostat turned off 64,276 M - U - U - U
17 degrees or less 447,111 A 96,122 A 60,998 M 140,773 M
18 degrees 765,975 A 71,466 M 187,447 M 172,441 M
19 degrees 810,483 A 51,939 M 176,906 M 311,903 M
20 degrees 2,971,052 A 279,653 A 780,324 A 846,072 A
21 degrees 3,574,419 A 211,942 A 869,736 A 1,437,840 A
22 degrees 2,898,245 A 113,828 A 913,279 A 1,128,987 A
23 degrees or more 1,546,169 A 104,247 A 413,472 A 627,448 A
Valid skip 871,465 A 44,636 M 119,147 M 503,840 A
Don't know 222,252 M 21,298 M - U 98,819 M
Not stated - U         - U
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the winter
Thermostat turned off 485,397 A 32,636 M 116,088 M - U
17 degrees or less 2,413,778 A 324,556 A 541,839 A 657,376 A
18 degrees 2,456,637 A 166,817 A 729,917 A 631,646 A
19 degrees 1,704,264 A 70,684 A 465,659 A 728,356 A
20 degrees 2,166,932 A 153,857 A 639,676 A 771,813 A
21 degrees 1,738,501 A 75,955 A 454,725 A 804,553 A
22 degrees 1,311,004 A 39,946 M 297,933 A 619,461 A
23 degrees or more 691,652 A 43,068 M 143,914 A 298,323 A
Valid skip 871,465 A 44,636 M 119,147 M 503,840 A
Don't know 332,552 A 45,171 M 52,387 M 143,469 M
Not stated - U         - U
Dwelling temperature when there and awake during the summer
Thermostat turned off 495,293 A 53,788 M 129,965 M 200,806 M
17 degrees or less 351,614 A 22,558 M 127,491 M 133,834 M
18 degrees 314,229 M 31,489 M 88,119 M - U
19 degrees 234,837 M - U 66,177 M - U
20 degrees 708,686 A 67,968 A 177,347 A 222,642 A
21 degrees 1,271,993 A 38,310 M 322,953 A 610,539 A
22 degrees 1,309,758 A 29,025 M 275,693 A 741,709 A
23 degrees or more 2,677,350 A 20,648 M 548,574 A 1,681,348 A
Valid skip 6,022,245 A 677,314 A 1,704,437 A 948,742 A
Don't know 783,770 A 46,194 M 118,368 A 488,067 A
Not stated - U     - U - U
Dwelling temperature when asleep during the summer
Thermostat turned off 1,737,387 A 112,651 A 538,090 A 570,945 A
17 degrees or less 341,203 A 18,083 M 92,195 M 162,156 M
18 degrees 381,377 A 25,350 M 109,920 M 182,647 M
19 degrees 262,778 M - U - U - U
20 degrees 677,215 A 43,951 M 174,326 A 272,845 A
21 degrees 991,287 A 32,835 M 215,967 A 519,860 A
22 degrees 951,756 A 20,980 M 155,838 A 620,863 A
23 degrees or more 2,056,207 A - U 378,020 A 1,385,270 A
Valid skip 6,022,245 A 677,314 A 1,704,437 A 948,742 A
Don't know 746,895 A 46,553 M 103,498 A 491,961 A
Not stated - U     - U - U
Dwelling temperature when not at home during the summer
Thermostat turned off 3,750,586 A 202,650 A 942,547 A 1,647,442 A
17 degrees or less 215,229 A - U 80,291 M 71,470 M
18 degrees 257,227 M - U 43,932 M 160,825 M
19 degrees 151,691 M - U - U 59,223 M
20 degrees 312,873 A 24,690 M 75,860 M 139,547 M
21 degrees 502,642 A 21,295 M 115,323 M 225,541 A
22 degrees 532,874 A - U 115,207 M 317,207 A
23 degrees or more 1,959,936 A - U 317,443 A 1,403,787 A
Valid skip 6,022,245 A 677,314 A 1,704,437 A 948,742 A
Don't know 457,031 A 16,925 M 93,728 A 305,485 A
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 without thermostats or households without a/c units.
Due to rounding, the numbers may not add up and may differ slightly among tables.

Source:

2015 Survey of Household Energy Use