3.1 - TOTAL ENERGY CONSUMPTION
  Gigajoules of energy consumed by households (GJ) by region
Canada Atlantic Quebec Ontario
Total energy consumption 1,411,735,449 A 109,129,710 A 314,130,053 A 549,653,540 A
Type of dwelling
Single detached house 1,013,998,511 A 92,773,435 A 207,818,374 A 398,708,966 A
Double/row house 166,613,014 A 5,839,858 M 44,228,662 A 73,006,418 A
Low-rise apartment 93,654,398 A 4,723,428 A 40,064,580 A 17,104,504 A
High-rise apartment 47,653,844 A - U 9,383,243 M 23,635,362 M
Mobile home 9,822,041 M 1,072,778 M - U - U
Don't know/Not stated 79,993,641 A 3,460,820 M 11,201,773 M 36,534,727 M
Dwelling construction date
Before 1946 150,909,419 A 13,450,902 A 37,866,899 A 74,639,579 A
1946 – 1960 193,967,226 A 10,332,839 A 40,053,770 A 83,942,312 A
1961 – 1977 273,174,378 A 20,842,210 A 69,580,883 A 92,284,698 A
1978 – 1983 152,680,813 A - U 34,816,228 A 50,418,529 A
1984 – 1995 284,565,226 A 20,836,219 A 69,815,779 A 106,160,848 A
1996 – 2000 106,286,083 A 5,863,688 M 15,469,934 M 42,668,069 A
2001 - 2010 196,626,029 A 11,870,624 A 35,609,346 A 82,064,656 A
2011 or later 53,526,274 A 2,954,150 M 10,917,215 M 17,474,848 M
Heated area of dwelling excluding garage
56 square metres or less (600 square feet or less) 32,167,438 A 2,738,560 M 9,923,366 A 8,034,869 M
56 to 93 square metres (601 to 1,000 square feet) 113,273,103 A 8,116,347 A 28,308,840 A 33,823,292 A
93 to 139 square metres (1,001 to 1,500 square feet) 140,921,633 A 12,360,049 A 38,289,458 A 47,403,660 A
139 to 186 square metres (1,501 to 2,000 square feet) 259,348,984 A 18,390,684 A 67,548,735 A 107,447,547 A
186 to 232 square metres (2,001 to 2,500 square feet) 323,889,831 A - U 74,953,136 A 116,996,159 A
232 or more square metres (2,501 or more square feet) 542,134,459 A 32,520,201 A 95,106,518 A 235,948,013 A
Occupation mode
Own 1,191,139,389 A 95,650,245 A 257,049,293 A 465,500,753 A
Rent 187,384,778 A 11,383,189 A 46,855,729 A 71,132,016 A
Don't know/Not stated 33,211,282 A 2,096,277 M 10,225,031 M 13,020,771 M
Number of people in the household
1 member 238,158,178 A 18,049,009 A 64,841,257 A 76,786,944 A
2 members 528,958,207 A 55,010,185 M 116,631,967 A 190,141,527 A
3 members 247,054,060 A 19,262,432 A 53,238,396 A 98,965,817 A
4 or more members 397,565,004 A 16,808,085 A 79,418,433 A 183,759,251 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 85,853,299 A 4,824,164 M 20,235,777 A 28,247,149 M
Households with only 45 to 64 year old members 270,118,595 A - U 64,748,969 A 78,299,736 A
Households with only 65 + year old members 267,914,086 A 20,757,170 A 64,441,032 A 99,297,945 A
Households with adults and children 0 to 12 only 233,904,247 A 12,366,217 A 47,053,909 A 102,495,824 A
Households with adults and teens 13 to 19 only 188,143,279 A 9,625,337 A 35,486,103 A 82,678,683 A
Households with adults and members 0 to 12 and 13 to 19 82,405,426 A 4,070,792 M 19,959,377 A 32,787,142 A
Other compositions 277,503,793 A 20,692,973 A 59,535,941 A 124,770,642 A
Not stated - U - U - U - U
Dwelling part of a condominium
Yes 86,831,773 A - U 18,826,764 A 33,174,376 M
No 114,339,795 A 5,587,279 A 38,816,748 A 41,759,707 A
Valid skip 1,125,596,115 A 98,452,101 A 244,586,878 A 436,264,582 A
Don't know - U - U - U - U
Not stated 81,552,912 A 3,460,820 M 11,474,957 M 36,952,283 M
Household income
Less than $20,000 49,126,941 A 4,723,782 M 13,391,587 M 20,874,346 M
$20,000 to less than $40,000 154,058,452 A 14,524,524 A 43,757,600 A 49,277,674 A
$40,000 to less than $60,000 160,324,262 A 14,053,839 A 46,826,791 A 53,668,786 A
$60,000 to less than $80,000 193,138,431 A - U 51,473,912 A 71,130,714 A
$80,000 to less than $100,000 132,206,534 A 7,411,372 A 32,989,487 A 43,367,815 M
$100,000 to less than $150,000 264,189,846 A 16,929,918 A 57,902,664 A 104,806,353 A
$150,000 and over 245,416,482 A 9,342,843 A 39,284,404 A 109,726,633 A
Not stated 213,274,500 A 17,539,117 A 28,503,608 M 96,801,219 A
Highest level of education ever completed by any member of the household
0 to 8 years or some secondary 46,400,675 A 5,003,499 M 14,984,511 M 16,184,579 A
Grade 11 to 13, graduate 230,723,739 A 18,069,892 A 48,325,674 A 97,962,018 A
Some postsecondary or postsecondary certificate or diploma 167,550,939 A 16,763,238 A 54,210,622 A 32,748,482 A
University 947,071,399 A 67,749,430 M 193,874,986 A 394,273,576 A
Not stated 19,988,696 M - 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