Residential Sector
New Brunswick
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Total Households (thousands) 252.8   279.3 282.4 285.1 287.5 290.6 293.2 296.1

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 178.3   198.4 200.8 202.9 204.8 207.1 209.2 211.4
Single Attached 12.0   14.1 14.4 14.6 14.8 15.1 15.3 15.5
Apartments 48.7   52.0 52.4 52.7 53.0 53.3 53.6 54.0
Mobile Homes 13.8   14.7 14.8 14.9 15.0 15.1 15.1 15.2

Shares (%)
Single Detached 70.5   71.1 71.1 71.2 71.2 71.3 71.3 71.4
Single Attached 4.7   5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2
Apartments 19.3   18.6 18.6 18.5 18.4 18.4 18.3 18.2
Mobile Homes 5.5   5.3 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.2 5.1

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 130.0   159.9 160.9 163.2 165.3 167.3 170.6 174.3
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 78.0   68.3 67.8 67.4 67.3 67.3 65.7 63.8
Other1 1.4   1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 3.0
Wood 43.5   50.0 52.7 53.5 53.9 54.9 54.9 54.9

Shares (%)
Electricity 51.4   57.3 57.0 57.2 57.5 57.6 58.2 58.9
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heating Oil 30.8   24.5 24.0 23.6 23.4 23.2 22.4 21.6
Other1 0.5   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.7 1.0
Wood 17.2   17.9 18.7 18.8 18.8 18.9 18.7 18.6

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.