Residential Sector
Territories
Table 14: Total Households by Building Type and Energy Source
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Households (thousands) 24.8   34.6 37.5 38.1 38.8 39.5 39.5

Households by Building Type (thousands)
Single Detached 12.9   19.7 21.4 21.9 22.3 22.8 22.8
Single Attached 4.5   6.2 6.7 6.8 6.9 7.1 7.1
Apartments 4.5   6.1 6.6 6.7 6.9 7.0 7.0
Mobile Homes 2.9   2.6 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7 2.7

Shares (%)
Single Detached 52.1   57.0 57.1 57.3 57.4 57.6 57.7
Single Attached 18.2   17.9 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.9 17.9
Apartments 18.1   17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7 17.7
Mobile Homes 11.6   7.4 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.9 6.8

Households by Energy Source (thousands)
Electricity 0.9   1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2 1.2
Natural Gas 0.5   0.5 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6
Heating Oil 19.9   27.0 29.3 29.8 30.4 30.9 30.9
Other1 2.2   3.8 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.3 4.3
Wood 1.3   2.2 2.4 2.4 2.4 2.5 2.5

Shares (%)
Electricity 3.6   3.2 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1 3.1
Natural Gas 1.9   1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
Heating Oil 80.2   78.0 78.1 78.2 78.2 78.2 78.2
Other1 9.0   11.0 11.0 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.9
Wood 5.4   6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3 6.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.