Residential Sector
Quebec1
Table 34: Single Detached Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Single Detached Energy Use (PJ) 227.0   221.4 218.1 225.0 231.4 225.0

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 91.9   126.0 125.2 131.7 139.0 132.7
Natural Gas 14.5   13.1 13.0 14.4 15.1 15.2
Heating Oil 38.7   18.7 16.0 14.4 14.4 13.7
Other2 2.1   0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 0.9
Wood 79.8   62.9 62.9 63.5 62.0 62.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 40.5   56.9 57.4 58.6 60.1 59.0
Natural Gas 6.4   5.9 6.0 6.4 6.5 6.8
Heating Oil 17.0   8.5 7.3 6.4 6.2 6.1
Other2 0.9   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Wood 35.2   28.4 28.9 28.2 26.8 27.8

Activity
Total Floor Space (million m2) 147.4   228.3 231.3 236.1 237.9 239.4
Total Households (thousands) 1,119.7   1,550.9 1,571.9 1,594.9 1,627.3 1,645.6
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.54   0.97 0.94 0.95 0.97 0.94
Energy Intensity (GJ/household) 202.7   142.8 138.7 141.0 142.2 136.7
Total Single Detached GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 5.5   3.5 3.3 3.3 3.3 3.2

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.7   0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7
Heating Oil 2.7   1.3 1.1 1.0 1.0 1.0
Other2 0.1   0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Wood 1.9   1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 13.3   18.4 19.3 21.5 22.5 22.8
Heating Oil 50.2   38.0 34.3 31.2 31.2 30.0
Other2 2.3   1.4 1.6 1.7 1.7 1.8
Wood 34.2   42.2 44.7 45.6 44.6 45.4
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 24.1   15.8 15.2 14.6 14.1 14.4
Heating Degree-Day Index 0.92   0.89 0.85 0.92 0.97 0.96
Cooling Degree-Day Index 0.99   1.43 1.69 1.21 1.18 1.31

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production only.
2) “Other” includes coal and propane.